While all members of the community pay to support their local schools through local property taxes, these funds support only certain public schools in the community—district-run public schools, leaving out public charter schools.
Five hundred medical students from IU have received training in Kenya, and lessons learned from the program have been applied back here in the United States.
Average wages for Indiana’s non-management workers have risen less than 50 cents an hour since 2000, according to inflation-adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
To succeed in the 21st century, we need easy access—and we need to be easily accessible to—markets, ideas, capital and talent from coast to coast and around the world. Those are the four elements of the new connectivity economy.
It’s fitting that the U.S. Conference of Mayors picked Indianapolis for its annual meeting June 24-27. Probably no major city in America has transformed itself more over the past 50 years than Indianapolis.
The case for broad, state funding for preschool has always been strong. Three recent developments make it overwhelming. First, Marion County families are demanding high-quality preschool for their children. For the second straight year, there have been more than twice as many applications for financial support as there are available scholarships. Parents care about their […]
This past year was one of the most active and successful in our city’s history. We pushed through legislation to fund an expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and build a new multi-purpose stadium, both of which will be tremendous boons to our region’s economy, pumping in more than $2.25 billion in investment and creating more than 4,200 permanent jobs over the next 10 years. In addition, through the leadership of the governor and legislature, a one-of-a-kind regional funding solution…