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Students equipped with more advanced high school diplomas perform better in college, according to a new report highlighting the need for schools to offer more support for low-income students and students of color.

Teachers of color feel undervalued and less visible in their schools compared to white peers, according to a new report highlighting some of the challenges to diversify the teaching workforce – and what experts say would help. 

Students equipped with more advanced high school diplomas perform better in college, according to a new report highlighting the need for schools to offer more support for low-income students and students of color.

A new statewide campaign to address sexual assault against women in Indiana launched to raise awareness and change laws around the issue. 

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana wrapped up their annual two-day career fair Wednesday in Indianapolis. More than 10,000 students from across central Indiana schools attended to learn about careers.

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day and political groups across the state are pushing to sign up new voters.  As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, college students in Muncie say they’re also trying to move immediate focus from 2020 to this fall’s local elections.

At a Ball State College Democrats table strewn with voter registration forms, stickers, and lollipops, students J. Galloway and Andy Hoffman are asking people if they want to register to vote – even those that don’t make eye contact as they speed-walk past the table.

Secretary of State Connie Lawson says Indiana legislators wouldn’t provide funding for election security measures at the level she wanted.

Still, Lawson says Hoosiers should have confidence their votes are secure.

Updated Sept. 23, 2019 at 4:03 p.m. 

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry resigned from office Monday as he continues prostate cancer treatment. He notified Gov. Eric Holcomb of his resignation Monday morning.

Curry announced he has undergone cancer treatment since 2015. After recent developments in his diagnosis, he decided to resign midterm. 

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he’s investigating how and why a deceased, former Indiana physician took more than 2,200 fetal remains from Indiana to his Illinois home.

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West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis says the owners of the Hub apartment complex are committed to shoring up security at their State Street property, which was the site of a pre-dawn shooting Sunday.

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