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 than one in five working age adults in Indiana have gone to college, but never finished a degree. According to Indiana's Commission for Higher Education, that is nearly 750,000 Hoosiers -- and some of them are just a few credits short of getting that diploma. Some schools are concentrating on these returning adults or "come-backers," as they're called. There are challenges. So what's being done to not only find and recruit these students -- and make sure they fit into higher education -- and can get traction in the workforce?