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Not 'Slowing Down,' Bennett Calls For More State Intervention Authority

Tony Bennett will pay a $5,000 fine after the Inspector General ruled he did violated one ethics code during his time in office.

State education chief Tony Bennett wants the Indiana Department of Education stepping in to help failing schools much earlier — and he wants state law to be changed to compel earlier, more “proactive” interventions. Bennett said so at a community meeting about the state’s takeover of T.C. Howe Community High School Wednesday night in Indianapolis, one […]

Indiana Board of Education Approves Take Over Plan

The Indiana Board of Education held its final vote earlier today on the take over five Hoosier schools, four of them from Indianapolis. Our colleague Brandon Smith with Indiana Public Broadcasting filed this report. The board unanimously approved each of the Department of Education’s recommendations for state action on the schools in their sixth year of […]

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