Allies of state superintendent Glenda Ritz and State Board of Education members are digging in for what seems likely to be a contentious meeting.
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.
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.
Ritz and Pence want the National Association of State Boards of Education to help defuse tension on the State Board of Education.
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.
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.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz adjourned Wednesday's State Board meeting without calling a vote and left the room.
The State Board of Education gave first-round approval to changes to Indiana's school accountability system.
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.
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.