As the first Democrat in nearly four decades to become state superintendent, Ritz must navigate the tricky politics of the GOP-controlled statehouse.
Pence Wednesday also tabbed Indianapolis City-County councilman Jeff Cardwell to lead the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
New York Giant Steve Weatherford does not lead in many statistics, but the Vigo County School Corporation superintendent wants kids to vote for him.
Nearly half of Superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz’s campaign contributions came in the amount of $25, and few were more than $100.
A recent poll shows the race between state superintendent Tony Bennett and his electoral challenger Glenda Ritz could be much tighter than many had anticipated.
Incumbent GOP state superintendent Tony Bennett leads Democratic challenger Glenda Ritz by four points, 40 to 36 percent.
Indiana is one of only 13 states that elect their state superintendents.
StateImpact Indiana is moderating a debate Friday between Tony Bennett and Glenda Ritz, the candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction.
State Superintendent Tony Bennett has raised at least $175,000 in campaign funds since August 31.
The Democratic candidate for state superintendent says the scores seen on the ISTEP+ test are not improving fast enough.