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Seven IPS High School Students Immersed In Cancer Research

(Leigh DeNoon/WFYI News)

In an IU School of Medicine pathology lab, Shortridge High School student Isaac Carrera Ochoa is at a microscope looking for specific cancer biomarkers to be used in immunotherapy cancer treatment. Ochoa is searching for a biomarker called VISTA. “I have studied 19 cases and only two seemed positive,” Ochoa says. Professor Dr. George Sandusky, […]

U.S. Dept. Of Education Encourages IDOE To Improve Data Security

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) sent a letter to state superintendent Jennifer McCormick this month outlining problems with the Indiana Department of Education’s security around student data. The state receives grant money from USED for implementing security systems, which opened the state up to an audit. According to the USED letter, the audit’s “objective was to […]

Indiana Early Learning Group Gives Out $72,500 In Awards

The education advocacy group Early Learning Indiana has awarded $72,500 to programs across the state designed for youngsters. Fourteen different programs were selected for the group’s Family Engagement Prizes. They include grand prize winner Walnut Hill Early Childhood Center in Goshen, which was awarded $25,000. St. Mary’s Child Center MLK in Indianapolis was among eight […]

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