Indiana Superintendent Of Public Instruction
It would be wrong to focus only on the political angle in the Marion County judge's ruling Friday that ended Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz's lawsuit against the State Board of Education. There's a broader, yet ignored, issue involved here.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz recently filed suit against the State Board of Education after the board tried to do an end run around her agency. The two should be working with, not against, each other.
The entire Indiana State Board of Education should resign.
BLOOMINGTON | Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz said she disagrees with the school grading system promoted by her predecessor Tony Bennett, whom she defeated in last November's election. She said it unfairly labels children.
CROWN POINT | “Crown Point High School continues to set the bar for AP student achievement very high in Indiana with 25 percent of its graduates passing at least one AP exam during high school,” Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz wrote in her invitation.
MUNSTER | More than 30 schools from Northwest Indiana were named four-star schools in the state.
Three area high schools joined Indiana's Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program, created to increase college- and career-readiness, administered by the University of Notre Dame.
Some local educators contend the state's top educator was defeated at the polls not because of the education reform he became famous for but because he didn't include educators in the process.
A grassroots campaign and a promise to reverse education reform measures put in place over the last four years made Indianapolis-area teacher Glenda Ritz the state's top educator.
GARY | With four days to go before the election, Glenda Ritz, Democratic candidate for Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, was in Gary Friday telling a handful of teachers from Lake and Porter counties she's feeling positive about the election.
State superintendent of public instruction candidates differ on testing requirements, school takeover
Candidates for the state's top educator differed Friday on strategies to evaluate student reading levels in a debate broadcast by a Northeast Indiana radio station.
A 33-year veteran educator with no political experience is challenging Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett for the top spot.
GARY | Indiana's top educator intends to collaborate with Gary's new mayor and school superintendent to make sure Gary students are ready to enter college and embark on careers.
Local superintendents were pleased to hear Thursday that Indiana was one of 10 states receiving a federal waiver from certain requirements within the No Child Left Behind education law.
At last week's first hearings for local schools on probation, one after another -- parents, teachers, administrators and students -- paraded to the microphone with the same message: Don't take over our school.
Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, visits Hebron and participates in a round table discussion.
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