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Compelling Lessons From Three Reports Provide Guidance for Addressing Substance Use Disorder, and Are More Relevant Than Ever as We Grapple With COVID-19
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marion County ranked among the highest in Indiana for the number and rate of drug overdose deaths. The pandemic has only exacerbated the problems associated with substance use disorder (SUD), as treatment and prevention strategies are now […]
Indianapolis eLearning Fund Announces Statewide Virtual Hub in Partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Optimistically, many of us believed in late March that a two-week shutdown of business and schools due to the COVID-19 virus would cause some disruption to our daily lives but would be a wise investment in stemming the impact of the first […]
Too Many of Indiana’s K-12 Students Lack Proficiency in Math and Are Unprepared to Participate in our STEM Economy. A New Pilot Program Aims to Help Solve This.
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are crucial to Indiana’s present and future economy, and mastery of math is a building block for STEM success. Unfortunately, persistently low rates of math proficiency among Indiana’s K-12 students threaten Indiana’s ongoing economic vitality. […]