clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Rise & Shine: Ritz vs. state board now also Ritz vs Zoeller

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz and Attorney General Greg Zoeller tangled over Ritz’s lawsuit against the Indiana State Board of Education Thursday:

  • Ritz, Zoeller have different takes on legal action. (Chalkbeat)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller files motion to dismiss Ritz’s suit. (Indy Star)
  • Retired IDOE data chief: A to F moving as fast as it could. (Journal Gazette)
  • Zoeller acts to halt Ritz lawsuit. (Indy Star/The Statehouse File)
  • Ritz: Board took action in secret. (WTHR)
  • Ritz vows to continue suit. (WISH-TV)
  • Suit “unauthorized,” Zoeller says. (RTV6)
  • Indiana AG wants Ritz lawsuit tossed. (NWI)
  • Legal expert unsure state board broke “letter of the law.” (State Impact)
  • Amos Brown: Ritz and state board in open warfare. (Indianapolis Recorder)
  • Steve Hinnefeld: Pence, state board fine with doing business in secret. (School Matters)
  • Ritz controversy came up at Mozel Sanders dinner (WTLC)

Editorial boards around the state began weighing in on the controversy:

  • Editorial: The Ritz-Republican war isn’t going to get better. (Journal Courier)
  • Editorial: Suit shows Ritz reached the breaking point. (Journal Gazette)
  • Editorial: Education is no place for partisanship (Star Press)

In other education news:

  • Earl Martin Phalen wins $50K Daniels grant (WTHR)
  • Prankster falsely raises hopes of Columbus charter school, which is still closing today. (WTHR)
  • U.S. eighth graders beat the average in science, lag in math on international test. (Washington Post)

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to providing the information families and educators need, but this kind of work isn't possible without your help.

Connect with your community

Find upcoming Indiana events

Sign up for the newsletter Chalkbeat Indiana

Sign up for our newsletter.