Putting Education Reform To The Test

Florida’s Top Education Official Offers Praise For Outgoing Indiana Chief

After Indiana Supervisor of Public Instruction Tony Bennett lost his reelection bid last week, there’s been plenty of speculation whether he should apply for Florida’s vacant job. Interim Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart says his “skills are transferable.”

Last week, the vice chair of the state’s Board of Education, Roberto Martinez, told the Tampa Bay Times that he hoped Bennett would apply.

On Tuesday, during a visit at a Miami-Dade elementary school, the state’s interim Education Commissioner, Pam Stewart, told the Herald that she doesn’t know Bennett very well, but she feels she ought to get to know him better.

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