For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
Record numbers of students -- here and across the U.S. -- are returning for a postsecondary degree. Many are working adults, with families and limited budgets who must go to school part-time. Across the country, nearly 50 percent of all students attend community colleges. In Indiana, that number drops to about 20 percent. Why are community colleges called the engine of economic development -- and what's happening with Ivy Tech in Indiana?