Glenda Ritz predicted in August she would be Indiana's next superintendent of public instruction. Few believed her until Tuesday night.
A half dozen chronically under-performing schools did not improve enough to be removed from the state's probation list.
The bus is equipped with computers, microscopes, and other scientific collection devices.
Daniels says the legislation is a step towards giving all Hoosier children a chance at a quality education.
One of Governor Mitch Daniels’ main initiatives in reforming education is getting support from a Senate Committee.