Ivy Tech Community College trustees voted 11-0 Wednesday afternoon to hire Ellspermann as the school's president starting July 1. She had widely been considered the leading candidate since resigning as Lt. Governor in March.
State superintendent Glenda Ritz says the money established the Indiana Center on Teacher Quality at Indiana University, which focuses on increasing the number of qualified special education teachers in the state.
The annual Indiana College Readiness report found 82 percent of Hoosier students who enrolled in college in 2014 were prepared for coursework -- that’s an improvement of five percentage points from the previous year.