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DRUG ABUSE: The Fairbanks Foundation announced today $7.5 million in grants to help schools roll out new substance abuse prevention programs. The money will go to 24 Marion County schools and districts. Chalkbeat

TRAUMA IN SCHOOLS: There’s no debating that childhood trauma seriously impacts how students learn. But how do we teach educators to confront it? Chalkbeat

FIRST DAY: Thousands of students returned to school yesterday, and Indianapolis Public Schools rolled out its new bus schedule. WTHR, CBS4

ADVANCED PLACEMENT: Over the last two decades, a rapidly increasing number of students have taken and passed Advancement Placement exams. But many more students who take those courses are also failing the exams. Chalkbeat