The long-struggling Indiana Life Sciences Academy West will close its doors for good in June. The K-8 charter school, which currently serves 479 students, was one of the lowest scoring schools in Indianapolis on last year’s state ISTEP test.
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.
One of the nation’s largest LGBT community celebrations takes place in Indianapolis in two weeks. WFYI’s Jill Ditmire invited the organizers of the Circle City Indy Pride Festival to the studios to talk more about the new events designed to make sure all are welcome.
The WFYI Speak Up Phone has found a new home for the month of May: The Speedway Center for the Arts. WFYI’s Jill Ditmire and Speedway Arts Council president Amy Carroll talk about ways you can “Show and Tell” Indy 500 memories.