Girls of color are much more likely than white girls to be suspended from Indiana schools and schools nationwide, according to a new report. Indiana schools suspend about one in nine black girls, one in 29 Latina girls and one in 50 white girls, according to the report from the National Womens Law Center . We should all be very alarmed, says Jasmine Tucker, director of research at the National Womens Law Center. Discipline is a problem across the board and Indiana is up there with black girls...
Arts and Culture
This weekend, Fort Wayne Youtheatre is wrapping up the spring season with its fourth annual Fairy Tale Fest. This year's celebration is full of iconic characters and story lines, including an original adaptation of Roald Dahl's " James and the Giant Peach ," set in the 1980s.
So, theres been some big news going around the higher education world this past week. In a nutshell: Indianas Purdue University will acquire the for-profit Kaplan University, which operates primarily online. Since this news broke, theres been plenty of speculation about what it means when a public research university acquires a for-profit entity: Is this a way for a public research university to reach more students? Is this a way that a for-profit college can operate in stealth mode? We...
Behind The Mic
WBOI's Burnt Toast Show is an eclectic mix of great, non-mainstream musical styles and genres, modeled after freeform radio shows of the '60s and '70s. It's on the menu every Sunday night from 8:00 to 11:00, served up live by volunteer show host, Todd Harrold .