And in what would be construed as a direct affront to the new schools chief, the board voted to transfer the power to approve teacher-training programs away from the Indiana Department of Education and to the State Board of Education.
The vote was a harbinger of things to come. Ritz supporters are looking at a frustrating four years.
— Kokomo Tribune
THE ISSUE The Indiana Board of Education adopted new rules for educator licensing. THEIR VIEW The new rules illustrate just how little influence current state Superintendent Glenda Ritz has in slowing down former schools chief Tony Bennett's reforms.