INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Education is receiving nearly $475,000 from the federal government to help defray the costs of taking advanced placement tests for low-income students.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the award Tuesday as part of more than $28 million in grants to 40 states.
The grants are used to help pay for low-income students taking approved advanced placement tests administered by the College Board, the International Baccalaureate Organization and Cambridge International Examinations. The grants are intended to encourage low-income students to take advanced placement tests and receive college credit for high school courses, saving future college costs.
The grants are expected to be sufficient to pay all but $18 of the cost of each advanced placement test taken by a low-income student.
There is a slight risk of severe weather Thursday night. Find out when it may be in your area.
The man shot by an Indianapolis police officer Tuesday morning after he was mistaken for a robbery suspect, has been released from the…
Looking at the damage, it's hard to believe that more people were not hurt when a tornado hit Kokomo Wednesday.
Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee is doing more than hosting podcasts off the field, but will now be "Cracking up…
Thousands of people have been offered temporary housing and emergency supplies after tornadoes ripped through Howard County Wednesday, but…