'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Indiana Moving Needle on Child Well-Being Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-17/childrens/indiana-moving-needle-on-child-well-being/a66835-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-06-17/childrens/indiana-moving-needle-on-child-well-being/a66835-1 2019 Kids Count Data Book ranked the state 29th overall in its measure of how kids are doing in four categories: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Health Human Rights/Racial Justice Poverty Youth Indiana Prioritizes Keeping Kids in Families Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-05/childrens-issues/indiana-prioritizes-keeping-kids-in-families/a66065-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-05/childrens-issues/indiana-prioritizes-keeping-kids-in-families/a66065-1 Annie E. Casey Foundation research says over the past decade, the number of Indiana foster children placed with a foster or relative family rose 11 percentage points to 93%, compared with a five-percentage-point increase in the nation as a whole. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Youth Indiana Students Continue to March for 'Their' Lives Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-28/social-justice/indiana-students-continue-to-march-for-their-lives/a65676-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-28/social-justice/indiana-students-continue-to-march-for-their-lives/a65676-1 We LIVE Indy movement. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Civil Rights Gun Violence Prevention Social Justice Youth Connecting Dots Between Opioids, Oral Health Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-07/health-issues/connecting-dots-between-opioids-oral-health/a65466-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-07/health-issues/connecting-dots-between-opioids-oral-health/a65466-1 (Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Children's Health Youth Love is Not Control: Teaching Teens Healthy Relationships Tue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-05/domestic-violence-sexual-assault/love-is-not-control-teaching-teens-healthy-relationships/a65431-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-05/domestic-violence-sexual-assault/love-is-not-control-teaching-teens-healthy-relationships/a65431-1 (Read More)]]> Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Mental Health Youth Data Reveals an Unstable Road for Indiana Foster Youth Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-13/youth-issues/data-reveals-an-unstable-road-for-indiana-foster-youth/a64603-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-13/youth-issues/data-reveals-an-unstable-road-for-indiana-foster-youth/a64603-1 Fostering Youth Transitions, a data brief released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, showed that moving in and out of foster care placements, unstable placement settings, and leaving foster care without finding a permanent family can create barriers to well-being for young people. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Education Family/Father Issues Human Rights/Racial Justice Social Justice Youth New Study Shows Binge Drinking Doesn't Stop After Graduation Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-27/alcohol-and-drug-abuse-prevention/new-study-shows-binge-drinking-doesnt-stop-after-graduation/a63799-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-27/alcohol-and-drug-abuse-prevention/new-study-shows-binge-drinking-doesnt-stop-after-graduation/a63799-1 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) examined data from 10 Indiana counties identified as high risk for underage drinking or prescription drug abuse. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Education Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Study: Indiana Voucher Students Not Making Grade in Math Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-13/education/study-indiana-voucher-students-not-making-grade-in-math/a63673-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-13/education/study-indiana-voucher-students-not-making-grade-in-math/a63673-1 New research into Indiana's school voucher program reveals academic progress may not be on par with expectations. Researchers from two universities – Notre Dame and Kentucky – examined the standardized test scores of more than 3,000 low-income students who switched from public to private school during the first year of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program. Study co-author Joseph Waddington, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky, says researchers found the math scores of voucher students in private schools dropped compared with their peers who stayed in public schools. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Education Youth Indiana Moves the Needle on College Completion Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-18/education/indiana-moves-the-needle-on-college-completion/a63372-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-18/education/indiana-moves-the-needle-on-college-completion/a63372-1 The 2018 College Completion Report, released this week, reveals an increase of 14 percentage points over the past five years in the number of college students graduating on time, which is now about four in 10. Teresa Lubbers, a member of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, said it's a record high and a reflection of the efforts of colleges and universities as well as the support of elected leaders. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Education Youth Indiana in Middle of Pack for Child Well-Being Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-27/childrens-issues/indiana-in-middle-of-pack-for-child-well-being/a63081-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-27/childrens-issues/indiana-in-middle-of-pack-for-child-well-being/a63081-1 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book released today. The Annie E. Casey Foundation measures indicators of children's well-being, from health and education to family and community factors that affect kids' daily lives. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Census Children's Youth Report: Most Drownings Occur in Open Water Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-23/health-issues/report-most-drownings-occur-in-open-water/a62632-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-23/health-issues/report-most-drownings-occur-in-open-water/a62632-1 a new report highlights the dangers of swimming in open water. The research released Tuesday by the group Safe Kids Worldwide shows about 1,000 children die in drowning accidents each year in the United States, and most incidents involve a lake, river, pond, quarry or other natural water source. Children's National Health System medical director Dr. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Health Oceans Water Youth All Eyes on a Healthy Future Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/health-issues/all-eyes-on-a-healthy-future/a62482-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/health-issues/all-eyes-on-a-healthy-future/a62482-1 (Read More)]]> Health Youth Effort to End Abuse Continues Past April Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-30/childrens-issues/effort-to-end-abuse-continues-past-april/a62350-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-30/childrens-issues/effort-to-end-abuse-continues-past-april/a62350-1 Face It Movement" includes dozens of organizations coordinating their resources to address child abuse and neglect. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Health Youth Students Heal with Four-Legged Friends Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/civic-engagement/students-heal-with-four-legged-friends/a61685-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/civic-engagement/students-heal-with-four-legged-friends/a61685-1 Paws and Think is a Hoosier nonprofit organization that has 120 teams of pets and their humans ready to provide comfort to those in need. And Kelsey Burton, the group’s executive director, says there is a crisis team, trained to be ready in case of emergency. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Education Health Mental Health Youth Florida Shooting Sets Off Good, Bad Reaction from Students Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-23/childrens-issues/florida-shooting-sets-off-good-bad-reaction-from-students/a61559-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-23/childrens-issues/florida-shooting-sets-off-good-bad-reaction-from-students/a61559-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Health Youth Report: Opioid Crisis Impacting Hoosier Kids Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-07/childrens-issues/report-opioid-crisis-impacting-hoosier-kids/a61329-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-07/childrens-issues/report-opioid-crisis-impacting-hoosier-kids/a61329-1 KIDS COUNT Data Book for Indiana is out, and it shows the state has made some strides, but the Indiana Youth Institute says there's still a big problem that needs to be addressed. The group's president, Tami Silverman, says the impact the opioid epidemic is having on Hoosier children is staggering. One in 10 children in the state lives with someone that has a substance-use disorder, and she says over the past five years, Indiana has seen nearly a 60 percent increase in the number of children in foster care. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Children's Consumer Health Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Report: Brain Science Can Help Foster Children Thrive Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-18/childrens-issues/report-brain-science-can-help-foster-children-thrive/a60656-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-18/childrens-issues/report-brain-science-can-help-foster-children-thrive/a60656-1 "The Road to Adulthood," takes a look at ways caregivers and foster care professionals can improve care for these children based on their developing brains. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Education Juvenile Justice Poverty Social Justice Youth Conference to Tackle Foster-Care Issues Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-20/childrens-issues/conference-to-tackle-foster-care-issues/a60333-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-20/childrens-issues/conference-to-tackle-foster-care-issues/a60333-1 Because Kids Count conference in downtown Indianapolis will bring experts together next week to discuss the problem. One of the event’s keynote speakers is intimately connected to the issue. Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent much of her childhood in foster care, and now is a parent to foster children herself. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Youth Indiana Needs to Improve Well-Being for Children Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-24/childrens-issues/indiana-needs-to-improve-well-being-for-children/a59980-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-24/childrens-issues/indiana-needs-to-improve-well-being-for-children/a59980-1 2017 Race for Results" report scores states on how different racial/ethnic groups of children are progressing when it comes to education, health and economic well-being. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Immigrant Poverty Youth Online Program Offers High-Quality Free College Courses Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-28/education/online-program-offers-high-quality-free-college-courses/a59583-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-28/education/online-program-offers-high-quality-free-college-courses/a59583-1 (Read More)]]> Education Youth Many Refugee Children Aren't in School Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-22/civic-engagement/many-refugee-children-arent-in-school/a59096-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-22/civic-engagement/many-refugee-children-arent-in-school/a59096-1 Karam Foundation, says there are so many other issues capturing public attention that the plight of Syrian refugees has been pushed out of the spotlight. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Education Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Youth Nominations Being Accepted for Top Indiana Youth Worker Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-20/childrens-issues/nominations-being-accepted-for-top-indiana-youth-worker/a58586-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-20/childrens-issues/nominations-being-accepted-for-top-indiana-youth-worker/a58586-1 2017 D. Susan Wisely Youth Worker of the Year Award. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering LGBTQIA Issues Youth Fewer Indiana Kids Getting Free Summer Meals Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-10/childrens-issues/fewer-indiana-kids-getting-free-summer-meals/a58428-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-10/childrens-issues/fewer-indiana-kids-getting-free-summer-meals/a58428-1 new report by the Food Research and Action Center says millions of children who rely on free and reduced-price school breakfasts and lunches lose access to those meals when schools aren't in session. In July of 2016, more than 3 million children were served through summer nutrition programs. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Education Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Youth Using Your Head – and Helmet – on National Bike to School Day Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-10/childrens-issues/using-your-head-and-helmet-on-national-bike-to-school-day/a57620-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-10/childrens-issues/using-your-head-and-helmet-on-national-bike-to-school-day/a57620-1 Safe Kids Worldwide, adding that many are hurt on bicycles, skateboards and scooters. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Health Youth Indiana Judges Have Options for Juvenile Offenders Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-10/childrens-issues/indiana-judges-have-options-for-juvenile-offenders/a57183-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-10/childrens-issues/indiana-judges-have-options-for-juvenile-offenders/a57183-1 Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Children's Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice Mental Health Youth Indiana Kids Get a Learning Experience Across the Globe Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-06/education/indiana-kids-get-a-learning-experience-across-the-globe/a57157-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-06/education/indiana-kids-get-a-learning-experience-across-the-globe/a57157-1 (Read More)]]> Education Youth Report: Indiana Teens Struggle with Depression, Suicide Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-01/childrens-issues/report-indiana-teens-struggle-with-depression-suicide/a56628-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-01/childrens-issues/report-indiana-teens-struggle-with-depression-suicide/a56628-1 suicide as the second-leading cause of death for Hoosiers ages 15 to 24, both in 2014 and 2015. A survey ranks Indiana third among more than 30 states for high-schoolers who have considered suicide, second for those who made a plan to take their own life, and 10th for students who actually attempt suicide. ...(Read More)]]> Children's LGBTQIA Issues Mental Health Youth Report: Students of Color Deterred by Fear Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-03/civic-engagement/report-students-of-color-deterred-by-fear/a55718-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-03/civic-engagement/report-students-of-color-deterred-by-fear/a55718-1 Barriers to Wellness: Voices and Views from Young People in Five Cities, said young researchers in five large cities talked to people of their own age to find out what makes them afraid. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Gun Violence Prevention Health Human Rights/Racial Justice Youth How Much is Too Much for the Holidays? Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/childrens-issues/how-much-is-too-much-for-the-holidays/a55310-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/childrens-issues/how-much-is-too-much-for-the-holidays/a55310-1 Indiana Youth Institute has a warning: Going overboard can have long-term consequences for children. The group's president and CEO, Tami Silverman, says Americans live in a "yes" society, but setting limits and saying no is not a bad thing for children because it teaches them self-control. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Family/Father Issues Youth Indiana Group Plans More Training to Prevent Human Trafficking Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-08/budget-policy-and-priorities/indiana-group-plans-more-training-to-prevent-human-trafficking/a55288-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-08/budget-policy-and-priorities/indiana-group-plans-more-training-to-prevent-human-trafficking/a55288-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Criminal Justice Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Women's Youth Report: Foster Parents Need a Voice Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-18/childrens-issues/report-foster-parents-need-a-voice/a55020-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-18/childrens-issues/report-foster-parents-need-a-voice/a55020-1 A Movement to Transform Foster Parenting," foster parents need a bigger voice. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Youth Mock Elections, Debates Spark Interest in Children Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-31/civic-engagement/mock-elections-debates-spark-interest-in-children/a54725-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-31/civic-engagement/mock-elections-debates-spark-interest-in-children/a54725-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Education Family/Father Issues Youth Report: Close Youth Prisons, Switch to Alternative Treatment Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-25/juvenile-justice/report-close-youth-prisons-switch-to-alternative-treatment/a54636-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-25/juvenile-justice/report-close-youth-prisons-switch-to-alternative-treatment/a54636-1 a new report examining the ineffectiveness of youth prisons in Indiana and other states. The research from the Annie E. Casey Foundation pulls together evidence of the failings of youth correctional facilities and recommends they all be closed. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Criminal Justice Family/Father Issues Juvenile Justice Youth Reviving Rural America Means Giving Young People a Voice Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-04/climate-change-air-quality/reviving-rural-america-means-giving-young-people-a-voice/a54290-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-04/climate-change-air-quality/reviving-rural-america-means-giving-young-people-a-voice/a54290-1 Kids, Climate, Connection." In a nation with 50 million rural residents, Rural Assembly chair Dee Davis said some families and communities are disenfranchised by isolation and poverty. He noted in many small towns, adults often say, 'I think I'll be OK, but what about the kids?' "We've got to create a different landscape," he said. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Climate Change/Air Quality Rural/Farming Youth Court Fines Out of Reach for Indiana's Young People Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-13/juvenile-justice/court-fines-out-of-reach-for-indianas-young-people/a53993-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-13/juvenile-justice/court-fines-out-of-reach-for-indianas-young-people/a53993-1 a new report says can pull them deeper into the juvenile-justice system. In South Dakota, these fees and fines can include the cost of food, clothing, shelter, supervision and court operations. According to the Juvenile Law Center findings, when a family can't pay up, a young person can be placed in a secure facility or have their probation extended. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Criminal Justice Family/Father Issues Juvenile Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Recess Crucial for Kids' Social Development Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-08/childrens-issues/recess-crucial-for-kids-social-development/a53901-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-08/childrens-issues/recess-crucial-for-kids-social-development/a53901-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Education Health Youth ITT Tech Closed; Consumer Group Says Indiana Students Better Off Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-07/education/itt-tech-closed-consumer-group-says-indiana-students-better-off/a53914-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-07/education/itt-tech-closed-consumer-group-says-indiana-students-better-off/a53914-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Education Youth Search for Minority Teachers Ramps Up in Indiana Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-01/education/search-for-minority-teachers-ramps-up-in-indiana/a53834-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-01/education/search-for-minority-teachers-ramps-up-in-indiana/a53834-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Education Social Justice Youth Indiana: Early Childhood Battle Continues Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-11/early-childhood-education/indiana-early-childhood-battle-continues/a52839-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-11/early-childhood-education/indiana-early-childhood-battle-continues/a52839-1 On My Way Pre-K, but then rejected millions of dollars in federal funding. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Youth New App Designed to Get Out the Latino Vote Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-06/budget-policy-and-priorities/new-app-designed-to-get-out-the-latino-vote/a52757-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-06/budget-policy-and-priorities/new-app-designed-to-get-out-the-latino-vote/a52757-1 Feet in 2 Worlds, said he hopes this new app will make a difference. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Immigrant Youth New Laws Address Children Being Used as Currency in Indiana Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-05/childrens-issues/new-laws-address-children-being-used-as-currency-in-indiana/a52758-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-05/childrens-issues/new-laws-address-children-being-used-as-currency-in-indiana/a52758-1 (Read More)]]> Mental Health Health Criminal Justice Children's Youth Federal Judge Blocks Abortion Law in Indiana Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-01/budget-policy-and-priorities/federal-judge-blocks-abortion-law-in-indiana/a52727-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-01/budget-policy-and-priorities/federal-judge-blocks-abortion-law-in-indiana/a52727-1 HEA 1337, would have gone into effect today (Friday), but U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt granted a preliminary injunction filed by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the ACLU of Indiana. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civil Rights Family/Father Issues Social Justice Women's Youth Summer Focus: Getting Students to Consider, and then Finish, College Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-27/childrens-issues/summer-focus-getting-students-to-consider-and-then-finish-college/a52646-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-27/childrens-issues/summer-focus-getting-students-to-consider-and-then-finish-college/a52646-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Education Youth Indiana's Bison-tennial Public Art Project on Display Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-13/civic-engagement/indianas-bison-tennial-public-art-project-on-display/a52312-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-13/civic-engagement/indianas-bison-tennial-public-art-project-on-display/a52312-1 (Read More)]]> Arts & Culture Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Education Family/Father Issues Native American Youth Indiana Parents: Hands-On in the Classroom Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/education/indiana-parents-hands-on-in-the-classroom/a52316-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/education/indiana-parents-hands-on-in-the-classroom/a52316-1 Project Appleseed is made up of mostly volunteers who try to get parents, grandparents and guardians involved in the classroom. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Education Family/Father Issues Youth Experts Warn of Dormant Butt Syndrome Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-03/health-issues/experts-warn-of-dormant-butt-syndrome/a52228-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-03/health-issues/experts-warn-of-dormant-butt-syndrome/a52228-1 Dormant Butt Syndrome is a real issue and affects millions of Americans. It's a weakness of the gluteal muscles that can be caused by repetitive motions, or by sitting still for too long. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Women's Youth Huge Need for Foster Parents in Indiana Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-31/childrens-issues/huge-need-for-foster-parents-in-indiana/a52153-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-31/childrens-issues/huge-need-for-foster-parents-in-indiana/a52153-1 Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) cites a big jump in the number of kids being removed from their homes, up 40 percent in 2015 from the year before. 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