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.
More and more high school students are earning college credit while still in high school. Apart from the AP (Advanced Placement) route, these pilot projects offer "early college" transition programs with a number of Indiana's universities and Ivy Tech for students who may not have been considered "college material." These dual credit programs have the potential to save students time, save their families thousands of dollars - while increasing college access and success rate for at-risk students statewide. They are also part of workforce development.