The Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology will be built inside the renovated Assembly Hall, and will give the Hoosiers the distinction of being the first school in the country to use 3-D multi-camera technology and virtual reality.
The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education reform group, will use the money from the family of Wal-Mart Stores founder Sam Walton to provide more innovation school fellowships and launch more charter schools.
The Indianapolis business community, led by Eli Lilly and Co., has already netted more than half of its goal to support the city’s recently approved preschool program to provide low-income families with early-education programs.
The family behind Hamilton County mainstay Reynolds Farm Equipment has pledged $1 million to Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. The gift was announced Thursday evening during a ceremony honoring the company and its leaders for their generosity.