News Releases

You will find the Foundation’s recent press releases and announcements on this page. Read more below, or связаться с нами with questions. For all media inquiries, please contact Andrea Farmer, Chief Communications Officer, at or (317) 663-4198.

With support from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation and PNC Foundation, the tool will help early childhood educators address pre-K students’ academic needs. INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 22, 2021 —High-quality early childhood education has proven to close early gaps in academic outcomes based on race and family income. But while Indiana has expanded pre-K funding in recent […]

New report shows gaps based on race in areas from teacher experience to school discipline and recommends solutions. INDIANAPOLIS (October 12, 2021) — Nearly seven decades after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case ruled that racial segregation in America’s schools is unconstitutional, education outcomes in Indianapolis remain vastly unequal. A new report commissioned […]

COVID-19 pandemic could widen disparities as tax revenues take hit, report warns. INDIANAPOLIS (October 1, 2020) —School-funding changes over the last decade have exacerbated inequities in how Indiana funds public schools. Students from low-income communities and public charter school students receive less than their fair share. Funding for students with disabilities and English language learners […]

The Fairbanks Foundation is part of a statewide coalition working to develop a modern youth apprenticeship system in Indiana. Learn more.
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