McCormick will be involved in upcoming debates over the state's selection of a new standardized exam to replace the much-maligned ISTEP.
John Gregg is pushing an education agenda that calls for more career training.
Documents and emails provided to The Associated Press show state officials who review contracts were alarmed it was not put out to public bid, and tried to stop it.
Ritz was careful to say that she's been calling for a time out on ISTEP for a year and a half. Republicans have come around to her position in just the last couple of weeks.
The Indiana State Board of Education was set to vote on cut scores, or the minimum score needed in order to pass the ISTEP exam.
Dawn Wooten said she filed election paperwork Thursday and has launched a campaign website
She spoke for the first time since discretely announcing her candidacy on a letterhead Wednesday.
The letter was among a number of letters submitted to Pride to show that Indiana and Indianapolis are welcoming.
Some of the people in the crowd behind Tallian, including at least one Republican, were there solely because of her position on marijuana laws.
Pence has been advised that in order to get his sagging approval rating back up following the RFRA disaster, he needs to concentrate on jobs and education.