Indiana senators approved making the state schools chief a position appointed by the governor and not elected by voters.
A Senate committee approved a controversial bill Monday that would change the Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to an appointed one.
Senate lawmakers rejected or scaled back two of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities this week.
Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.
The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.
In the first of a two-part series looking at the candidates in the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction, we look at Democrat incumbent Glenda Ritz.
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.