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What We’re Reading: February 21, 2018

What We’re Reading: February 21, 2018

This week, Health Affairs reports on high child mortality in the US, NPR dives into the contract workforce, and NASA offers a very cool population estimator.

Smoking During Pregnancy Declining in Marion County

Smoking During Pregnancy Declining in Marion County

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy not only put themselves at risk, but also the baby. Many health problems have been linked to ...

Love It or Hate It, Charter School Enrollment Is on the Rise

Love It or Hate It, Charter School Enrollment Is on the Rise

The topic of charter schools is often controversial. Consider this. The percent of students in the Indianapolis Public School ...

Worst social crisis in the country?

Worst social crisis in the country?

One in three children in America grow up without a father in the home. Seventy-three percent of Black children in the U.S. are born ...

Statistics every mother should know about her community

Statistics every mother should know about her community

By Michelle Jones There are a number of reasons that a mom would be interested in the community statistics I reference in this post. ...

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Births to Mothers Age 15 to 18

Births to Mothers Age 15 to 18

Read the Report The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention released birth statistics in April 2010 that show a decrease in ...

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MCCOY Makes Data-Informed Decision on Unified Service Location

MCCOY Makes Data-Informed Decision on Unified Service Location

MCCOY, Inc. is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization with the mission to champion the positive development of youth through ...

YMCA Uses Maps to Locate New Facilities

YMCA Uses Maps to Locate New Facilities

The Indiana YMCA contacted the Polis Center to create a map of all current YMCA locations in the Indianapolis area. The YMCA was able ...

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