Superintendent Glenda Ritz expects answers soon on embattled A through F system
September 3, 2013
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz takes questions about the investigation into the A through F grading system. The system has came under fire by lawmakers, even before a series of emails revelations from former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett led to his resignation in Florida. She also talks about her own initiatives and the future of common core curriculum.
Host Steve Walsh also talks to the Sierra Club about a settlement involving aging coal fire power plants in Indiana. An Indiana University law professor talks about the Indiana Supreme Court case which could have broader implications for adoption cases.
The federal government will also allow the state’ insurance program Healthy Indiana Plan to go on for one more year. The Indiana Hospital Association’s Brian Tabor talks about how it could impact the Affordable Care Act.