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Indianapolis eLearning Fund Announces Statewide Virtual Hub in Partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation
A collaborative of local funders and nonprofit organizations launched the Indianapolis eLearning Fund on April 8th in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation to assist Hoosier educators and families navigate the COVID-19 landscape.
How does Indiana’s federal opioid funding compare to its opioid-involved overdose deaths?
Alex Cohen is the Director of Learning and Evaluation for the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. In Indiana and across the United States, the opioid epidemic continues, with drug overdose deaths involving opioids exceeding 47,000 nationwide in 2017. To help stem the tide, the federal government allocated $11 billion to states in fiscal years 2017 and 2018, according to a recently released report from the Bipartisan Policy Center. In Indiana, which received $159 million in federal opioid funding, this funding has been deployed by the state to strengthen prevention, treatment and recovery efforts and to support research and programs in the criminal justice system. At first glance, Indiana’s portion of federal […]