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Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz (D)

Candidate for:
Indiana State Superintendent Of Public Instruction

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  • Teacher of the Year Award Winner at two different schools.
  • Golden Apple Award Winner.
  • A National Board Certified Teacher (1 of only 155 in Indiana)
  • President of the Washington Township Education Association, 15 years.

Recent Stories About Glenda Ritz

May 16, 2016

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Republicans Seeking State Supt. Nod Cite Differences 

Yorktown superintendent Jennifer McCormick and IPFW instructor Dawn Wooten both criticize state superintendent Glenda Ritz. Ritz is seeking a second term.

May 12, 2016

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz reads through a report drafted by her colleagues on the 2015 Blue Ribbon Commission.

Dept. Of Education Receives $5 Million To Attract Teachers 

The Department of Education is moving forward with efforts to help with teacher recruitment and retention thanks to a $5 million grant.

April 26, 2016

 

The 23-person panel– created by a law that calls for the elimination of the Indiana’s current standardized test known as ISTEP+– will be made up of lawmakers, state agency heads, educators, business leaders, parents and teachers union representatives.

First Appointments Made For ISTEP+ Review Panel 

The 23-person panel was created by a law that calls for the elimination of the Indiana’s current standardized test known as ISTEP+.

November 24, 2015

 

Indiana will request a five year extension for when high school teachers are required to hold a master's degree and additional college credits so they can teach dual credit courses.

Officials Request Extension For Dual Credit Teachers 

Indiana will request a five year extension for when high school teachers are required to hold a master's degree so they can teach dual credit courses.

September 11, 2015

 

Ritz

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ September 11, 2015 

The state superintendent talks about making schools inclusive for students. Nearly half of rural Hoosiers don’t have broadband and it’s hurting their economies.

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