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Indiana Superintendent Received Donations From Two Companies Involved In "Failing" Schools Plan

Ben Skirvin

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett received three thousand dollars in donations from two vendors connected with two “failing” schools in Indianapolis.  In 2009, Bennett received two thousand dollars from Edison Learning, the company selected to take over Theodore Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy in Gary.  That same year, Bennett accepted a campaign donation of one thousand dollars from NewsCorp subsidiary Wireless Generation, the company selected to provide technical support to George Washington High School.


  • Pam

    Tony Bennett’s assessment plan removes K-2 teachers from their classrooms for approximately twenty hours, three times per year to administer tests. How is this in the best interest of our children? It seems he has sold out our children for a few thousand dollars. It is truly disturbing.

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