The Tippecanoe School Corporation is getting some help to replace technology that was lost or damaged when a tornado hit two school buildings.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America is donating ten-thousand dollars to the relief effort.
The storm last November damaged Southwestern Middle and Mintonye Elementary schools.
Until the buildings are repaired, kindergarten through sixth grade is being housed at First Assembly Community Ministries and seventh and eighth graders have relocated to a wing at Wea Ridge Middle School.
The first study of college completion rates in Indiana indicates only about 30-percent of students at the state‘s four-year public colleges and universities finish school within four years, and only half get their degree within six years.
For Purdue, 37-percent of nontransferring students seeking bachelor’s degrees graduate within four years at the West Lafayette campus
Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers says the information is troubling.
She says the longer it takes to get a degree, the more it costs students and the state.