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April 5, 2017

 

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Effort To Kill Appointed Superintendent Bill Fails, Senate Passes

Indiana senators approved making the state schools chief a position appointed by the governor and not elected by voters.

March 27, 2017

 

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Bill To Make State Superintendent A Political Appointment Revived

A Senate committee approved a controversial bill Monday that would change the Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to an appointed one.

February 24, 2017

 

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Statehouse Update: Two Holcomb Initiatives Curbed, Abortion Bill

Senate lawmakers rejected or scaled back two of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities this week.

January 5, 2017

 

Governor-elect Eric Holcomb, with Lieutenant Governor-elect Suzanne Crouch at his side, discusses his agenda for the 2017 legislative session.

Holcomb Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.

November 29, 2016

 

Two national consultants recommend a series of quick steps to improve next year’s ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Kate Parker/Flickr)

Schools Could Be Spared From Poor ISTEP Scores For A Second Year

The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.

October 31, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz is the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

As She Battles For Re-Election, A Look At Glenda Ritz’s First Term

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.

November 7, 2012

 

Glenda Ritz

What Ritz’s Victory Over Bennett Means For Indiana Schools

Glenda Ritz predicted in August she would be Indiana's next superintendent of public instruction. Few believed her until Tuesday night.

July 22, 2011

 

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Six Schools Face State Intervention

A half dozen chronically under-performing schools did not improve enough to be removed from the state's probation list.

May 31, 2011

 

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Mobile Science Lab Aims To Teach, Save Money

The bus is equipped with computers, microscopes, and other scientific collection devices.

May 5, 2011

 

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Daniels Signs Education Reform Bills

Daniels says the legislation is a step towards giving all Hoosier children a chance at a quality education.

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