Hundreds of kindergarten through high school students are expected on the Purdue campus Thursday and Friday.
The nearly 2,000 students and teachers are coming for NanoDays at Discovery Park.
This year’s theme is The Biggest Event for the Smallest Science. Nanotechnology is the ability to measure, manipulate and manufacture objects between one and 100 nanometers in size – that’s a fraction of the diameter of a human hair.
Students at Oakland High School are putting together a plan to make streets around the school safer.
A group has put together a proposal to add a speed bump, and potentially improved signage, that will help slow traffic.
Senior Mallory Peters says there have been 60 incidents in the past year in which cars have hit pedestrians in the Lafayette area, and this is particularly concerning for places where students are walking
Reports released Monday by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education are aimed at helping high schools identify ways to improve students’ college readiness.
The Commission’s college readiness reports look at Indiana’s 2010 high school graduating class. That includes how many went to college, what level of degrees they’re trying to earn and how many needed remediation. Though the only data available is from students who went to public colleges or universities, the Commission is hoping to incorporate private schools next year.