Half of the districts that applied ultimately were selected for the program this year. That means requests from 32 districts were turned down.
Holcomb wants to eliminate the elected state superintendent of public instruction position, in favor of an appointed secretary of education.
The transition team consists of many public school principals, superintendents and leaders in higher education.
The State Superintendent is accused of awarding a lucrative technology contract without seeking public bids.
A House committee OK'd Sunday alcohol sales, but not before some switched sides, and the Senate heard testimony about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Martinsville schools' newly named acting superintendent Jerry Sanders is taking over after the interim superintendent resigned this week.
State statute required the superintendent to cancel school for the entire district because of a water line break.
Legislation passed this year requires public schools to develop bullying prevention programs.
A bill that passed the Senate because of Sue Ellspermann's deciding vote removes a requirement for superintendents to have a specific license.
As the first Democrat in nearly four decades to become state superintendent, Ritz must navigate the tricky politics of the GOP-controlled statehouse.