Superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz, left, will have to work with Gov. Mike Pence and a Republican legislature to push for changes to Indiana schools.
Tony Bennett pushed for a controversial package of education initiatives that brought Indiana to the forefront of a conversation about how to transform schools.
Tony Bennett will become the Florida Commissioner of Education when he leaves office at the end of the year.
State Superintendent Tony Bennett confirmed Monday he will apply to become Florida’s commissioner of education.
Hoosiers from around the state have offered their opinions on Glenda Ritz's win over State Superintendent Tony Bennett.
Governor Mitch Daniels and Governor-elect Mike Pence have promised to move forward with the education reform Superintendent Tony Bennett put in place.
The Monroe County Community School Corporation superintendent says she is hopeful about the changes Superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz has promised to make.
Glenda Ritz predicted in August she would be Indiana's next superintendent of public instruction. Few believed her until Tuesday night.
Incumbent GOP state superintendent Tony Bennett leads Democratic challenger Glenda Ritz by four points, 40 to 36 percent.
Bennett supports a standardized school grading system while Ritz says schools should be measured on their past performance.