The number of youths in foster care in Indiana at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 18,560, an 11.2 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Public schools in Indiana spent $9,090 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the fifth lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.
Indiana residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 11.6 percent of the state’s population, the 24th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, Indiana University-Bloomington and Ball State University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Indiana schools.
Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Indiana number 79, the 15th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.