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In 2020, the Indianapolis eLearning Fund and the 2022 Indianapolis College Football Playoff National Championship Host Committee contributed $1.6 million and $800,000, respectively, in start-up funding to launch the Indiana eLearning Lab. The Lab provided a virtual hub for educators to access lesson plans and grow professionally, while also offering parents resources to help their […]
Expanded Prevention Matters Funding to Help Marion County Schools Implement Substance Use Prevention Programming and Boost Social-Emotional Learning
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Addressing substance use is vital to supporting Hoosiers’ health, education and well-being. Drug misuse can begin as early as middle school, which is why it’s critical to combat youth substance use before it starts. In 2018, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation launched […]
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. According to a new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), statewide Tobacco 21 (T-21) laws that prohibit the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21 appear to be having their intended outcome of reducing […]