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One solution to Indiana’s high school dropout challenge: reinventing the high school experience with Purdue Polytechnic High School
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. In 2016, Indiana had a four-year, non-waiver high school graduation rate of 82.4%, and an adjusted graduation rate of 89.1%. This means that more than 10% of students – or a total of 8,626 students in 2016 – did not complete high […]
Charitable Grants Program Awards Funds to Indianapolis Nonprofits to Address Root Causes of Violent Crime
The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation is proud to announce one-time grants to six nonprofit organizations doing vital work to address the root causes of violent crime. This year’s Charitable Grants recipients are the Domestic Violence Network, Eclectic Soul VOICES Corporation, Martin Luther King Center, Phalen Leadership Academies Indiana, Silent No More, Inc. and Thomas Ridley’s 1 Like Me.