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July 30, 2013


Why Schools Chief Stands By Decision To Boost Charter Grade

Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett is defending his decision to change the letter grade of a school operated by an influential Republican donor.

July 30, 2013


Bennett Stands By Decision To Boost School’s Letter Grade

Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett says he believes his department was right to change the letter grade of a charter school that initially received a C.

July 29, 2013


Former Schools Chief Changed A-F System With School In Mind

An AP report shows former State Superintendent Tony Bennett changed the A-F grading system when it appeared an Indianapolis charter would get a C.

May 1, 2013


ISTEP+ Testing Resumes Again, No Data Lost

The Indiana Department of Education says the decision to resume testing was made based upon assurances made by the company which administers the test.

January 25, 2013


How Glenda Ritz Will Navigate Statehouse Politics

As the first Democrat in nearly four decades to become state superintendent, Ritz must navigate the tricky politics of the GOP-controlled statehouse.

January 16, 2013


Legislators Might Remove Common Core Education Standards

The Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing on a bill that would remove Indiana from the list of 46 states who have adopted the standards.

December 31, 2012


The Education Stories To Watch In 2013

Superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz, left, will have to work with Gov. Mike Pence and a Republican legislature to push for changes to Indiana schools.

December 19, 2012


As Tony Bennett Prepares For Fla. Job, A Look Back At Policy

Tony Bennett pushed for a controversial package of education initiatives that brought Indiana to the forefront of a conversation about how to transform schools.

December 12, 2012


Indiana Superintendent Gets Florida’s Top Education Job

Tony Bennett will become the Florida Commissioner of Education when he leaves office at the end of the year.

December 3, 2012


Tony Bennett Applies For Florida’s Top Education Job

State Superintendent Tony Bennett confirmed Monday he will apply to become Florida’s commissioner of education.

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