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July 26, 2014

 

Food Bank For New York City

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” July 25, 2014

How poverty is impacting Hoosiers, why some Indiana teachers are learning how to use 3D printers and big news this week with the state's Pre-K efforts.

July 22, 2014

 

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Report: More Children Living In Concentrated Poverty Areas

More than one in ten children in Indiana live in high-poverty areas.

November 20, 2013

 

Marcus Robinson, Chancellor & CEO of EdPower, a non-profit organization operating several charter schools in Indianapolis alongside one of the state takeover schools.

‘Should Society Drop Its Ills At The Schoolhouse Door?’

"We look at our students not as underprivileged, but under-resourced," says EdPower chancellor and CEO Marcus Robinson in a Q&A with StateImpact.

November 15, 2013

 

An after-school snack sits on a table waiting for students an East Chicago community center classroom. It's part of the

How Poverty Impacts Indiana’s Scores On National Tests

Education experts say the difference between low-income and middle-class students explains a great deal of new international and national test score data.

November 4, 2013

 

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Report: 50 Percent Of Indiana Kids Are ‘Low-Income’

Half of Indiana children younger than 9 years old are living in low-income households, and 70 percent of low-income 3- and 4-year-olds don't go to preschool.

October 22, 2013

 

Students work on an assignment during a middle school math class.

Chart: Indiana Schools’ Creeping Poverty Problem

In total, 49 percent of students enrolled in Indiana’s charter and traditional public schools receive free or reduced price lunches.

May 24, 2013

 

Two homes in the suburbs at dusk.

Reorganization May Be Necessary To Lower Suburban Poverty

There are numerous reasons for the increase in suburban poverty, but finding a solution may prove more difficult.

November 17, 2011

 

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Students Increase Poverty Rate, Grant Money For Bloomington

Bloomington receives a high number of grant dollars because federal and state grants are distributed based on poverty rates.

October 7, 2011

 

Terre Haute Kids

1 In 3 Terre Haute Children In Poverty

Funding for community services are hard to find, and the state recently cut funding to schools who administer after school programs.

July 19, 2011

 

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Bosma Returns From Haitian Mission Trip

This was Speaker Bosma's second trip to the country.

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