A bill that allows the Indiana State Board of Education to elect its own chair has cleared an Indiana Senate committee. The proposal, sponsored by Senator Travis Holdman (R-19), also calls on the board to be comprised of a mix of gubernatorial appointees, lawmaker choices and the superintendent of public instruction. You can see the full bill by clicking here.

Last month, the House Education Committee approved a bill that would call on the board to elect its own executive director, a position currently held by Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

You can view that bill by clicking here.

Source: Indiana General Assembly

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