2014 News Releases
Education Policy Brief – Indiana Teacher Evaluation: At the Crossroads of Implementation
(December 1, 2014)
There’s a disconnect in how teachers, principals and superintendents view educator evaluation systems that are being implemented in Indiana, according to a policy brief issued by the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at Indiana University.
Indiana University center receives Pfizer Foundation grant to support 'age-friendly' communities (November 3, 2014)
Grantmakers In Aging, a national association of funders, and the Pfizer Foundation have announced a third year of funding for the Community AGEnda Initiative to help American communities -- including Bloomington and others in Indiana -- become great places to grow up and grow old.
Indiana Institute Annual Report for 2014 (July 2, 2014)
The 2013 Annual Report focuses on the work of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University, Bloomington.
IU Institute helps Huntington University Include Students with Intellectual Disabilities on Campus (May 20, 2014)
Six high school students with intellectual disabilities will be attending an orientation program this spring and summer at Huntington University.
Indiana University Program helps Students with Intellectual Disabilities Participate in College Life (April 2, 2014)
Grant from IU Institute Supports INSPIRE Partnership between Franklin College and Local High Schools
Grant to Study Innovative Employment Intervention for Students with Disabilities (March 19, 2014)
High school students with disabilities too often leave school without the connections they need to adult services and supports and are therefore unprepared for paid employment. Many remain unemployed and dependent on their families. Participants in a new research project, however, think that can change.
School-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs Prove Successful (January 23, 2014)
A study by researchers from Indiana University’s Indiana Institute on Disability and Community and Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, found that both public and private schools, despite some variability, could successfully implement programs designed to reduce the percentages of overweight children and modify their dietary habits, physical activities and sedentary behaviors.