State Sen. Jim Banks introduced six bills that he says will reduce student's college tuition while holding universities accountable for the funds they receive.
University presidents who testified Wednesday tried to prove to lawmakers that their school is working to reduce the cost of college.
Educators and counselors say sexual assaults often happen in settings where the victim would be unlikely or unable to use a gun in self-defense.
The incentives for counties to participate go beyond wanting students to succeed.
17 students received the scholarship last year. This year, there have been more than 200 applicants.
A program allowing Indiana prisoners to earn college degrees from behind bars produced its last class of graduates this past year.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education says helping first-generation college students is key to reaching its goals.
Indiana missed the deadline to apply for aid from the federal program GEAR-UP.
The information is meant to help schools learn more about how well-prepared students are as they leave high school.
The percent of Hoosiers with college degrees is still below the national average.