L.A.S.E.R. Project Inc

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L.A.S.E.R. PROJECT

Literacy Arts Skills Empowerment Recreation

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                        Statistics

  • 31.9% of Marion County children live in poverty, compared to 20.5% in Indiana and 20.4% in the U.S.

  • Only 77% of Marion County ninth-graders graduate from high school in four years, compared to 87% in Indiana and 85%nationally

  • 57.7% students who are considered special education pass the IREAD & only 68.5% black students pass the IREAD

  • The hours with highest number of crimes by youth are 3-6pm on weekdays.

  • 20% (221, 761) of children including kindergartners are home alone in the afternoons.

       (After School Care Alliance)

  • 25,633 Indiana Youth are arrested each year and 1 in 10 have been a witness or direct victim of a crime. (Indiana Criminal Justice Institute)

  • Indiana has the highest rate in U.S. of teens who considered suicide

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I LEARN

Benjamin Franklin

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