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Ritz vs Pence
January 12, 2016
Near unanimous support has bills to shield teachers, schools from ISTEP sanctions flying
Legislative leaders said this week they hope to have both bills to Pence to be signed into law by the end of the month.
August 7, 2015
Glenda Ritz drops out of governor's race
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz announced today she is no longer running for governor, saying she needed to focus instead on her work in education.
July 12, 2015
Coming this week: Your updated guide to education issues in Indiana
Starting Monday, come back to Chalkbeat each day next week for a new post on a topic that's important to education in Indiana.
June 15, 2015
5 ways Glenda Ritz's run for governor will change education and politics
Glenda Ritz has announced her plan to challenge Gov. Mike Pence in 2015 — will that decision affected the state's political and education policy environments?
June 4, 2015
Glenda Ritz makes her run for governor official
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz today launched a run for governor, saying only by replacing Gov. Mike Pence can she give schools the support they need…
May 27, 2015
New picks by Pence, legislators reshape the Indiana State Board of Education
The Indiana State Board of Education will look different when it meets next week. Five new board members were appointed today, or half of the 10 appointees on the board.
May 26, 2015
As Ritz contemplates a run against Pence, how strong is her teacher and parent support?
With a possible run for governor on the horizon, school visits also offer a gauge of the strength of Glenda Ritz's appeal with a core constituency: parents and teachers.
May 13, 2015
Mike Pence's 2015 education agenda: Wins, losses and consolation prizes
Some of Pence’s goals resulted in new laws, but others were gutted along the way or changed so much that they had a passing resemblance to what he originally pushed for.
May 7, 2015
Pence signs bill that will change the Indiana State Board of Education
Gov. Mike Pence made it official today: the Indiana State Board is getting an overhaul.
April 30, 2015
Glenda Ritz: I might run for governor in 2016
She said she would announce her final decision to run in June.
April 29, 2015
Legislature shifts more Ritz powers to state board than expected
Last-minute moves by the Indiana legislature ultimately stripped more power from state Superintendent Glenda Ritz than expected in the last hours of the 2015 session.
April 27, 2015
Legislature poised to shift more power from Glenda Ritz to state board
A bill could cost Superintendent Glenda Ritz her primary role overseeing school A-to-F grades along with the guarantee that she lead the Indiana State Board of Education.
April 14, 2015
Bill to oust Ritz, change state board passes
A Senate bill that would remove state Superintendent Glenda Ritz as chair of the Indiana State Board of Education has now passed both houses of the Indiana legislature.
April 9, 2015
House advances bill that would allow Ritz to be removed as state board chairwoman
The Indiana House Education Committee advanced a bill which would remove the guarantee that state Superintendent Glenda Ritz serve as chairwoman of the state board.
March 5, 2015
The basics of everything: Your guide to education issues in Indiana
Few states can match the Hoosier state for the wide variety of efforts to change the way students learn, or for the level of drama and discord that has accompanied those efforts.
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