Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz was not authorized to file a lawsuit against the State Board, a Marion County judge ruled Friday afternoon.
Though the State Board of Education wants to maintain this year's funding levels at the takeover schools, it's not clear whether that will be possible.
The state is beginning a 14-month review of whether to modify or scrap the standards.
GOP Governor-elect Mike Pence will appoint 10 members to a board overseeing state superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz's work. Her challenge: win their support.
A new survey reveals Hoosiers are growing more pessimistic about public schools.