Articles

Lawrence Township School Foundation

The mission of the Lawrence Township School Foundation is to encourage and support creativity, innovation and excellence that
enhances the educational community of the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township.

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Story of creation is beautiful

Teaching the story of creation isn’t “hocus-pocus,” and vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin isn’t arguing how long it took
to create the earth on the presidential campaign trail.

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Firm helps area high schools sell themselves

Continental Enterprises, an intellectual property consulting firm, launched a service this summer to help area high schools register their logos, names and mascots as trademarks and establish licensing programs, assuring that schools will get a cut of all merchandise sales bearing their mark. This month, North Central High School, one of the state’s largest, signed with Continental, and six to eight more schools are expected to follow suit within 60 days.

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College Summit’s goal is more skilled workers

Business leaders and educators agree on what’s needed to improve Indiana’s economic health and enhance its place in the global
economy: a larger pool of skilled workers. Toward that end, a group of notfor-profits is expanding a program to get more low-income
Indianapolis students to further their education after high school.

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Student sponsorship deal raises money, criticism

The Indianapolis office of Zurich-based UBS Financial Services Inc. is experimenting with “adopting” the freshman class at Herron High School as the UBS Scholars of 2010. Its foundation made a $100,000 gift to the startup charter school, and local employees made a commitment to tutor, mentor and otherwise support its first 92 students.

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