Dr. Tony Bennett http://wfpl.org en Indiana Schools Chief Calls For Cooperation to 'Transform' Schools http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-schools-chief-calls-cooperation-transform-schools <p>Indiana School Superintendent Glenda Ritz says Indiana residents and political leaders need to work together to "transform" education for all students.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Democratic schools chief wrote in an <a href="http://www.doe.in.gov/news/ritz-shares-her-vision-indianas-educational-system">open letter</a> this week that children across the state should expect an equal chance at a good education. She writes the Department of Education of has created a division of outreach to help schools get needed resources.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:32:43 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 6632 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Schools Chief Calls For Cooperation to 'Transform' Schools Bennett Named Florida Education Commissioner http://wfpl.org/post/bennett-named-florida-education-commissioner Indiana's recently ousted state school superintendent is Florida's new education commissioner.<p> The State Board of Education selected Tony Bennett, a Republican who lost a bid for re-election in Indiana last month, today in Tampa.<p> The board picked Bennett from a slate of three finalists.<p> The others were Murray State University President Randy Dunn, who once served as state superintendent in Illinois, and Arlington, Va., education consultant Charles Hokanson, a former deputy assistant U.S. secretary of education in President George W. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 16:43:16 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 2928 at http://wfpl.org Bennett Named Florida Education Commissioner