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Indiana students raise awareness during state HIV epidemic

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The number of confirmed HIV cases in Scott County, Indiana, has spiked in recent months, leading to rumors among students about how the virus is…read more

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What makes someone a bystander? – Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to explore the psychology of why people choose to remain bystanders instead of choosing to intervene. Continue reading

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Teach for America struggling to find new teachers

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The Teach For America program, which sends recruits into under-resourced districts to teach, is facing a low number of volunteers this year. Continue reading

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Demonstrators gather to protest a controversial religious freedom bill in Indianapolis

Religious freedom bill in Indiana causes backlash

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a state bill into law this week that proponents say will protect religious freedom in the state, but that others criticize as enabling discrimination. Continue reading

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How unconscious race bias affects millennials

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Are millennials as racist as past generations? A common answer to that question is “no,” but research shows there’s more to the story. Continue reading

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