IPS schools are pushing up the rate of state graduation waivers, which, according to some legislators, was not supposed to reach such high numbers.
Ritz says metrics system violates state law because it measures schools against other schools, a claim Bennett's campaign denies.
If a number of schools in a single district fail, Bennett says the state’s takeover model may be expandable.
Republicans say Daniels must adapt to his new role. Democrats say the governor is qualified to be Purdue president, but question how he got there.
The panel was one of the first chances legislators have had to publicly debate the Republican-led education overhaul since the session ended in April.