Posted Nov 07, 2016 Updated: Nov 7, 2016 @ 12:49 PM
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The day is near to cast your vote for president, senator, state leadership, local officials and school board officials. The general election for 2016 is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.
Posted Jun 22, 2016 Updated: Jun 22, 2016 @ 2:39 PM
FULTON COUNTY — Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz recently gathered with Fulton County school superintendents in a meeting facilitated by Fulton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amy Roe. The meeting focused on building a supportive relationship with Ritz for the purpose of furthering public education …Read More
By TERESA NICODEMUS Feature Writer Two school buses filled with 75 fourth-graders from Milford, along with teachers and parents arrived at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis Friday, April 22. A box truck, carrying 3,000 books, which were being donated to Riley Children’s Hospital Edward A. Block Family Library, …Read More
Posted Jan 26, 2016 Updated: Jan 26, 2016 @ 1:51 PM
SYRACUSE — Indiana Department of Education publicly released 2015 school accountability grades Tuesday, Jan. 26. Final grades were approved unanimously by the State Board of Education during its board meeting, also Tuesday.
Posted Jan 12, 2016 Updated: Jan 12, 2016 @ 10:34 AM
By ALEX BROWN Multimedia Journalist, Inside Indiana Business INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz outlined her 2016 legislative agenda Monday and a transition from the ISTEP+ test is among her top priorities. Ritz is also focusing on reversing the state’s teacher shortage and expanding pre-K …Read More
Posted Jan 06, 2016 Updated: Jan 6, 2016 @ 9:19 AM
SYRACUSE — Delayed by nearly a month, 2014-15 ISTEP+ results were finally released to the public Wednesday morning, Jan. 6, by the Indiana Department of Education. The delay was caused by more test rescore requests from parents than originally anticipated.
Posted Dec 23, 2015 Updated: Dec 23, 2015 @ 6:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Today, Wednesday, Dec. 23, the Indiana Department of Education closed its investigation into an anonymous allegation regarding the scoring processes of CTB McGraw-Hill. In closing the report, the department also released the analysis of independent assessment experts regarding the scoring process used by CTB McGraw-Hill during …Read More
Posted Nov 05, 2015 Updated: Nov 5, 2015 @ 2:31 PM
CHICAGO — Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Glenda Ritz, superintendent of public instruction, testified today before the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation organization. Their testimony expressed concerns about proposed guidelines for teachers of dual credit classes in Indiana’s high schools. These concerns were also expressed in the attached letter to HLC co-signed by the Lt. Governor, the superintendent, Teresa Lubbers, commissioner of higher education and Sarah O’Brien, vice-chair of the state board of education. Dual credit classes taken in high school earn college credits for those students.
Posted Nov 02, 2015 Updated: Nov 2, 2015 @ 8:58 PM
By DANIELLE LONG Eighth-Grade ELA, NJHS Co-Advisor, WNSC Wellness Coordinator, West Noble Middle School WEST NOBLE — West Noble School Corporation and the West Noble Classroom Teachers Association invite the community to attend an evening with State Superintendent Glenda Ritz and Indiana State Teachers Association President Teresa Meredith, addressing the current challenges public education …Read More
Posted Oct 27, 2015 Updated: Oct 27, 2015 @ 6:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — In a recent letter to members of the Indiana State Board of Education and State Superintendent of Education Glenda Ritz, Governor Mike Pence addressed the issue of recent, lower test scores, citing increased state standards as the culprit. “When states transition to new academic standards and a …Read More
In response to the end of the 2015 Session of the Indiana General Assembly, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz issued the following statement today: “Four months ago, Gov. Pence announced that this legislative session would be an education session. Instead, what the children, educators and voters …Read More
Yesterday afternoon, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz paid a visit to both Jefferson Elementary School in Winona Lake as well as Claypool Elementary School. Warsaw Community School Corporation warmly welcomed Ritz, who read to first grade students. Students were wowed by a dramatic reading of of …Read More
Yesterday afternoon business and community leaders, educators and school officials from across the state visited Grace College’s Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center to attend the Indiana Department of Education’s free Global Learning Workshop. The event, which was hosted for Hoosier educators, featured numerous speeches from state officials, business leaders …Read More
Posted Mar 30, 2015 Updated: Mar 30, 2015 @ 10:13 AM
By DONNA BURROUGHS, EdS Superintendent, Triton Community School Corporation Triton High School seniors and teacher interns Rachel Chickering and Courtney Slone attended the Marshall County Reading Council banquet in March and were honored to have their picture taken with Indiana Superintendent, Glenda Ritz.
Posted Oct 16, 2014 Updated: Oct 16, 2014 @ 2:37 PM
By STACI POE Legal Assistant for David C. Kolbe P.C. The Committee for David Kolbe for State Representative announces that Kolbe has received the endorsement of Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction. The endorsement came Monday, Oct. 13, with video version to be released Thursday, Oct. 16. …Read More
On Thursday, State Superintendent of Education Glenda Ritz visited Warsaw Community Schools. Her visit included lunch prepared by culinary arts students at the Warsaw Area Career Center Blue Apron Restaurant. She then took a tour of Project Lead the Way classes at WACC and WCHS. Ms. Ritz also …Read More