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All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Jan 17, 2020

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with a recap of what’s happening at the Statehouse with Reporter Brandon Smith.

We also get commentary on the governor’s State of the State speech from political analyst Andy Downs, and we sit down with Butler Arts Professor Wendy Meaden, who’s writing a textbook on mask making.

Produced by Matt Pelsor.

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All IN: INseparable Film Tour

Jan 14, 2020

Indiana Humanities is getting ready to launch its INseparable film tour, which explores the real, and sometimes perceived, differences between rural, suburban and urban communities in the state. The tour will travel across the state to showcase five short documentaries that explore Hoosier identities.

We talk to some of the filmmakers behind these projects.

All IN: School Takeovers

Dec 19, 2019

Indianapolis Public Schools wants to take back control of three schools operated by Charter Schools USA. Today we dig into this saga, and the ongoing story of a troubled school in Gary.  

All IN: Vaping in Schools

Dec 10, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health found in 2018 that e-cigarette use among high school students had risen by 387% over a six year period. Now, almost one-in-five Indiana high school students vape, and it’s even becoming a problem in middle schools.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Dec 6, 2019

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with the news of House Speaker Brian Bosma’s replacement, who was named on Monday. We talk about what the new round of Career and Technical Education funding leaves out, and the details behind two class action lawsuits – one in Franklin, and one hitting a popular agritourism destination.

Reveal Reporter Stands By Article On Amazon Worker Death

Dec 5, 2019

A reporter with Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting stands by his story that alleges Indiana officials manipulated an investigation into an Amazon worker’s death to protect the state’s bid for the company’s second headquarters.

All IN: Infant and Maternal Mortality

Dec 3, 2019

Indiana’s infant mortality rate is the highest in the Midwest and the seventh worst in the nation, according to data from 2017. And it’s not just our babies that have these concerning statistics, our mothers have a high mortality rate too – almost double the national average.

All IN: School Dropouts (REPEAT)

Nov 20, 2019

Indiana schools are judged, in many ways, on their graduation rates. When rates are low, so is the school’s state-issued letter grade. This can affect enrollment, and consequently, state funding. There is a growing concern that schools in Indiana are marking dropouts as home-school transfers, a change that can significantly boost graduate rates.

All IN: Veterans' Mental Health

Nov 14, 2019

The suicide rate among veterans is twice that of the civilian population. Growing awareness of mental illness has prompted the VA and other veterans groups to better address mental health. The network of services is growing, but the stigma around mental illness can mean many of those who need it aren’t seeking help.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Nov 8, 2019

We end every week with the Friday Pitch-In, where we catch up on some of the biggest Indiana headlines of the week with Digital Producer Lauren Chapman.

All IN: Ethics in Tech

Oct 21, 2019

Today on All IN we talk about the intersection between ethics and technology. As artificial intelligence and big data take more powerful roles in our daily lives, ethical questions about privacy, responsibility and equity remain. 

 

All IN: FAFSA

Oct 17, 2019

Today on All IN, we get an update on the tentative deal reached between the UAW and GM. Then we talk with experts about FAFSA, and other financial aid options for Indiana students planning for college. When is the best time to apply, and how can students and parents best navigate the application process?

 

All IN: Introducing "Sick"

Oct 15, 2019

All IN: Marijuana Prosecution

Oct 14, 2019

While acting as interim Marion County Prosecutor, Ryan Mears announced that small marijuana possession cases would no longer be prosecuted. Mears was officially elected to the post soon after the decision. He joins us today to discuss why the change was implemented and the impact it might have. 

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Oct 11, 2019

We end every week with the Friday Pitch-In, where we catch up on the biggest Indiana stories of the week with Indiana Public Broadcasting Digital Producer Lauren Chapman.

All IN: School Dropouts

Oct 10, 2019

Students drop out of school for a variety of reasons - behavioral issues, truancy, or a lack of resources within the school to address a student’s particular needs. However, some Indiana schools are marking students that drop out as home-school transfers, which means the school’s graduation rate is unaffected.

Vice President Mike Pence describes himself as "a Christian, a Conservative, and Republican...in that order." In his new book "Piety and Power," author Tom LoBianco describes a man who struggles with the tension between faith and ambition. How do those competing forces influence his life? And now, as Vice President, the lives of Americans?