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December 6, 2013

 

Ritz, Kruse, Bosma

Legislative Leaders Want To Avoid Education Spat If Possible

Tensions continue to build between state superintendent Glenda Ritz and the rest of the State Board, but legislative leaders would prefer not to get involved.

December 6, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks to State Board of Education member Brad Oliver after returning from a recess during which her staff and representatives of the Center for Education and Career Innovation hashed out a motion for the panel to approve a conceptual framework for a new A-F grading system.

Attorney General Says Motion That Caused Ritz Walkout Was OK

Superintendent Glenda Ritz shut down the Nov. 13 State Board meeting over what she called an improper motion. But the Attorney General says the motion is OK.

November 27, 2013

 

Superintendent Ritz, left, and Gov. Mike Pence have agreed to bring in the National Association of School Board of Education to help determine roles and responsibilities of the State Board.

National State Board Group Will Help Mediate Indiana Tension

Ritz and Pence want the National Association of State Boards of Education to help defuse tension on the State Board of Education.

November 26, 2013

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and board member Brad Oliver take their seats before the October meeting.

Public Access Counselor: No State Board Open Door Violation

Public Access Counselor Luke Britt says there wasn't enough evidence to conclude a secret meeting of the Indiana State Board of Education took place.

November 18, 2013

 

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

House Speaker: Lawmakers Could Wade Into State Board Spat

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says he hopes Glenda Ritz and the State Board can work out their differences, but the legislature will intervene if necessary.

November 14, 2013

 

State Board of Education member Brad Oliver remains seated after state superintendent Glenda Ritz adjourned Wednesday's meeting without a vote of the panel.

What State Board Members Did After Superintendent’s Walkout

Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz adjourned Wednesday's State Board meeting without calling a vote and left the room.

November 13, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks to State Board of Education member Brad Oliver during the Nov. 13 meeting.

State Board Approves ‘Concepts’ For New A-F School Ratings

The State Board of Education gave first-round approval to changes to Indiana's school accountability system.

November 8, 2013

 

Board members Gordon Hendry, left, Brad Oliver and state superintendent Glenda Ritz listen to a presentation at the November State Board of Education meeting.

Tensions High As State Board Approves A-F Release Timeline

Indiana schools will get their A-F letter grades Nov. 15, but state education officials won’t make those results public until after an appeals window closes.

October 28, 2013

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

Ritz: State Board Tensions Should Not Affect A-F Panel Work

The panel tasked with revising Indiana's A-F accountability system continues its work even as tensions build between the superintendent and the State Board.

October 25, 2013

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz answers reporters' questions after filing suit against the 10 appointed members of the State Board of Education, alleging violations of Indiana's Open Door Law. Board members are asking that the suit be dismissed.

State Board Members Ask Superintendent To Drop Lawsuit

Several members of the State Board of Education are asking State Superintendent Glenda Ritz to drop a suit alleging they violated Indiana's Open Door Law.

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