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June 4, 2015

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz announced her gubernatorial campaign at an event at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Ritz: ‘I’m The Best Candidate For Governor’

Glenda Ritz officially joined the race for the Democratic nomination for governor Thursday.

June 2, 2015

 

Vince Bertram will represent the fifth congressional district as a member of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Vince Bertram/Twitter)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Vince Bertram

Vince Bertram has worked in education in Indiana his entire professional career – now he puts that to the test as a member of the State Board of Education.

June 2, 2015

 

Eddie Melton will represent the first congressional district as a member of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Eddie Melton/Twitter)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Eddie Melton

Meet Eddie Melton, a new member of the State Board of Education who brings a unique business perspective to the group.

June 2, 2015

 

Lee Ann Kwiatkowski says sheâs excited to learn more about how she can help as a member of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: LinkedIn)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Lee Ann Kwiatkowski

Lee Ann Kwiatkowski brings a wide range of educational experiences to her new position on the State Board of Education.

June 1, 2015

 

Dr. Byron Ernest is the head of schools for charter network Hoosier Academies. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Byron Ernest

Dr. Byron Ernest, head of the Indiana charter network Hoosier Academies, will join the State Board of Education.

May 29, 2015

 

Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, appointed former Fort Wayne superintendent Steve Yager to the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Senate Republicans)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Steve Yager

Steve Yager is one of the new State Board of Education appointees, and says he doesn't want politics to get in the way of education policy decisions.

May 19, 2015

 

John Gregg, Karen Tallian and Gov. Mike Pence have all thrown their hats into the ring for the 2016 gubernatorial race.

Where Do Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Education Issues?

Education has been a big issue in Indiana, and the trend will no doubt continue well into the 2016 race for governor.

May 18, 2015

 

Former state superintendent Tony Bennett delivers a speech in Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

Indiana Hasn’t Heard The Last Of Former Supt. Tony Bennett

The state will not file criminal charges against former superintendent Tony Bennett – but it may not be the last time Hoosiers hear of the educator.

May 15, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Loyola Fine & Performing Arts/Flickr)

Music Program Cuts Worry Some IPS Community Members

Indianapolis Public Schools is changing its framework for staffing special classes like music, which may result in decreased program offerings in some schools.

May 14, 2015

 

Indiana education officials have agreed to sign a contract with Pearson to operate the ISTEP+ beginning in the 2016 school year. (Photo Credit: Robbie/Flickr)

Indiana’s New Test Vendor Finds Itself In Hot Water

Pearson, the testing company hired to produce Indiana's standardized testing system the next two years is in trouble over security concerns in other states.

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