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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematical fields — also known as STEM — have been dealing with a lack of representation among women and minorities. In fact, women make up only 20% of the tech world. But a summer camp for girls that focuses on closing the STEM gap made its way back t…

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The days of schools being housed in a sprawling brick building with dingy hallways and monotonous classrooms may be on their way out. It takes a lot of money and a long time to build new school buildings, but the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township is getting a leg up for the…

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School is quickly approaching for youth around Indianapolis, many of whom are involved in activities in and outside of school. Not only can balancing school work and extracurriculars be difficult for students, but it can be equally as difficult, if not not more so, for parents.

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Back-to-school shopping can be a daunting time for many parents. Parents are often left asking the questions: “How am I going to afford this?” “Where is the best place to shop?” “Is this in my budget?”

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What seemed like an average summer day at preschool became a special event for the children at Edna Martin Childcare Ministry. On June 25, they returned from a nap to find a group of jolly-looking PNC Financial Service employees in blue Santa hats with white trim. To celebrate the 15th anniv…

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As the new school year inches closer and closer, a constant conundrum of providing snacks that provide optimal energy and are low in fat, salt and calories will need to be addressed. 

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During a short stint as director of policy for the Indiana Department of Education, Jenn Watts looked out across the state and saw an alarming gender gap in an area that many believe will drive the economic future. There weren’t enough women in science, technology, engineering and mathematic…

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The Martindale-Brightwood community has a university, but not a high school. Not yet, anyway. When the 2019-20 school year comes around, students in an economically disadvantaged area of the city will have a community high school of their own.

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Indianapolis Public Schools’ next superintendent will be Aleesia Johnson, who has been the district’s interim superintendent since December 2018. The school board made the announcement June 21. IPS, the state’s largest school district, began its search for a new superintendent after former l…

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Kelin Mark is no stranger to Chapel Hill 7th and 8th Grade Center. Mark has been the school’s assistant principal for eight years. However, when students return from summer vacation they will find Mark in a new position: principal. In fact, he is the first African American male principal in …

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Indianapolis Public Schools has narrowed its search to three finalists, including the district’s interim superintendent and two education officials who currently work outside of the district.