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New state agency mired in controversy

New state agency mired in controversy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.

November 24, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Taking sides in education 'civil war'

Taking sides in education 'civil war'

INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, has vowed the General Assembly will take steps to resolve what he describes as a "civil war" between the State Board of Education and Glenda Ritz, the state superintendent of public instruction.

November 19, 2013 11:55 am Related

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Here's my contribution toward improving education

Indiana’s students and schools have made great progress in recent years. According to the latest scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, Indiana is improving at the second-fastest rate of any state in the country. We owe this progress to the hard work of our students, te…

November 15, 2013 12:00 am

Ritz fights with education group

INDIANAPOLIS | After working together Wednesday to adopt a new framework for grading schools, the State Board of Education dissolved into chaos when its chairwoman, Glenda Ritz, abruptly adjourned the meeting and board members attempted to carry on without her.

November 13, 2013 3:56 pm
Charter schools boss tours local facilities

Charter schools boss tours local facilities

The executive director of the newly formed Indiana Charter School Board toured two local charter schools Tuesday.

October 18, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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New charter board director heading to Northwest Indiana

The executive director of the newly formed Indiana Charter School Board will visit Northwest Indiana on Tuesday.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am

Director promises region won't be forgotten on charter schools board

INDIANAPOLIS | The executive director of the Indiana Charter Schools Board on Wednesday insisted Northwest Indiana will not be overlooked even though the region lacks representation on the board.

September 14, 2011 12:30 pm
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