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Free Online Tutoring Available for Indiana Students

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education today announced a new partnership with Schoolhouse.world to support students in grades eight through 12 with free tutoring for SAT preparation, math courses and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.“All students learn differently, and many need some level of extra support at different points in …

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Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. Department of Financial Institutions Board of Directors The governor two reappointments to the board, who will serve until August 31, 2025: Benjamin Bochnowski (Munster), president …

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Expanded tax benefits help individuals and businesses give to charity during 2021; deductions up to $600 available for cash donations by non-itemizers

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today explained how expanded tax benefits can help both individuals and businesses give to charity before the end of this year. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted last December, provides several provisions to help individuals and businesses who give …

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August Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate remains unchanged at 4.1 percent for August, and the national rate is 5.2 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of …

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GEICO is New Sponsor of the INDOT Hoosier Helpers Patrol

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced that GEICO is the new sponsor of the Indiana DOT Hoosier Helper Safety Service Patrol. The sponsorship announcement comes just in time for the celebration of the Hoosier Helper program’s 30th Anniversary. With GEICO support, the patrol will continue to provide …

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Indiana Department of Education Shares Federal Meal Program Updates for Schools and Local Organizations

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announces several updates issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option (SSO) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). National School Lunch Program SSOSchools are encouraged to participate in the National …

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