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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ind. Gov't. - Gov. Pence backs Board, sans Ritz

Here is a statement from Governor Pence regarding the Department of Education lawsuit:

Governor strongly supports state board, is confident laws were followed

Indianapolis, IN – The Office of the Governor issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed today by the Department of Education. The statement can be attributed to Communications Director Christy Denault.

Governor Pence strongly supports the actions taken by the bipartisan membership of the State Board of Education to ensure the timely completion of last year’s A-F school accountability grades. The Governor is confident that all relevant Indiana laws were followed. Because teachers and schools depend on these letter grades for salary increases, performance bonuses and federal funding, the Governor will continue to work in good faith with the State Board of Education and the Indiana Department of Education to get the job done for our schools and our kids.

See also this earlier ILB post this afternoon.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on October 22, 2013 05:45 PM
Posted to Indiana Government