Over 10 weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi. | Read More
Indiana has selected Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties to test its pre-k pilot program. Leaders in counties not selected are still seeking ways to make quality preschool education a reality for low income families.
The program will fund pre-kindergarten programs that are delivered by accredited private and public schools or by community-based programs that have achieved Level 3 or 4 in the state’s Paths to QUALITY voluntary childcare quality rating system.
Donuts, cookies and pop used to be standard fare for many school vending machines – but no more. Now machines must be stocked with foods that offer nutritional value and fewer so-called empty calories.