Ind. Dems deal with education frustrations

July 25, 2014 Admin Education

INDIANAPOLIS — On the face of it, the battles between Democratic Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz and supporters and staff for Republican Gov. Mike Pence have been a unifying force for Indiana Democrats. But the scrapping has exposed a deep rift within the party over how students are educated.

The most recent squabbling, at a State Board of Education meeting a little more than a week ago, spurred Democratic board member Gordon Hendry to write a letter outlining his frustrations with Ritz.


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