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Indiana Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz speaks at East Chicago Central High School last May.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State should close door on top elected officials campaigning on the public dime

To avoid violating ethics rules, Indiana's seven statewide elected officials should write their own.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

Glenda Ritz, Indiana superintendent of public instruction, speaks Wednesday night during the ECHO Community PTA meeting at East Chicago Central High School.

May 07, 2014 8:13 pm
E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

Glenda Ritz addresses the ECHO Community PTA meeting Wednesday at East Chicago Central High School. The state superintendent of public instruction discussed her outreach department to improve embattled state schools.

May 07, 2014 8:13 pm

EDITORIAL: Bring transparency to State Board of Education

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.

November 12, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Ritz takes jab at sparring state board

EDITORIAL: Ritz takes jab at sparring state board

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.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana State Board of Education should resign

The entire Indiana State Board of Education should resign.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am
Ritz calls for better achievement tests, accountability

Ritz calls for better achievement tests, accountability

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.

September 09, 2013 7:00 pm
Indiana Department of Education recognizes high advanced placement student achievement

Indiana Department of Education recognizes high advanced placement student achievement

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.

July 09, 2013 11:38 am

More than 30 NWI schools termed four-star

MUNSTER | More than 30 schools from Northwest Indiana were named four-star schools in the state.

May 13, 2013 8:39 pm

Three area high schools join AP prep program

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.

April 23, 2013 11:00 am

Local educators say Bennett shut them out

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.

November 07, 2012 6:00 pm
Indy-area teacher ousts incumbent state superintendent

Indy-area teacher ousts incumbent state superintendent

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.

November 06, 2012 9:35 pm Photos

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Dem superintendent candidate stumps in Gary

Dem superintendent candidate stumps in Gary

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.

November 02, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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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.

October 26, 2012 7:14 pm

2 veteran educators compete for state superintendent post

A 33-year veteran educator with no political experience is challenging Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett for the top spot.

October 20, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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State education chief defends Roosevelt takeover choice

State education chief defends Roosevelt takeover choice

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.

July 12, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Indiana to get waiver for No Child Left Behind

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.

February 10, 2012 9:00 am
State ed officials mull decisions for schools on probation

State ed officials mull decisions for schools on probation

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.

June 20, 2011 12:00 am Related
Dr. Tony Bennett visits the region

Dr. Tony Bennett visits the region

Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, visits Hebron and participates in a round table discussion.

March 01, 2011 12:37 am
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