As the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation has worked to improve the education, health, and vitality of Indianapolis, we’ve commissioned a number of research projects and studies to help guide our efforts.

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February 2022

School curriculum increasingly requires computer-based learning, which is why internet access is critically important to students in the 21st century.
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October 2021

A review of racial equity in educational opportunities reveals Black and Hispanic children in Marion County are likely to experience a disproportionate and chronic lack of access to a high-quality education from birth all the way through college.
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October 2020

School-funding changes over the last decade have exacerbated inequities in how Indiana’s public education dollars are allocated.
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November 2017

In 2015, Indiana had one of the highest high school graduation rates of any state in the nation at 87.1 percent, and the narrowest graduation gap – 4.5 percentage points – between low-income and non-low-income students.