The university is working with state officials and others to identify where broadband funding is most needed, according to a recent announcement. The effort comes amid increasing societal reliance on high-speed Internet.
As part of the federal CHIPS and Science Act as well as Indiana University's strategic plan, the university is partnering with the U.S. Department of Defense to build up high-tech training programs and industries.
An early warning dashboard will be available to Indiana's K-12 districts before the 2024-2025 academic year to help identify students who are at risk of not graduating on time due to chronic absenteeism and other issues.
The Cass County Election Board held a public test for the electronic voting system Friday morning, during which election officials went through the process of using the voting machines and discussing how they work.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department appears likely to get the go-ahead to spend a half-million dollars to replace a 15-year-old spotlight and imaging device on one of the sheriff's patrol helicopters.
Some states like Texas, Indiana and Colorado are filling their open positions with innovative programs that point people eager to learn in the direction of government IT.
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Broadband Office and the Office of Community and Rural Affairs have announced that Ohio and Dearborn counties, the town of Moores Hill, the town of Dillsboro and the city of Rising Sun are the newest Broadband Ready Communities.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Education are promoting STEM by awarding letterman jackets and $1,000 scholarships to distinguished students, and spotlighting schools for STEM leadership.