Too soon to write off ‘conservative’ education reform

Nothing like losing an election to have everybody turn on you.

Indiana Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett was widely hailed as the architect of the “most aggressive, far-reaching school reform package in the nation.” Now he’s on his way out after losing to Democrat Glenda Ritz in what The Associated Press described as “the ouster of an official widely regarded as a national champion of conservative education policy.”

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