“I asked our state to never stop putting children first,” Bennett said. “I challenge our legislators to continue on a path of reform, and I big this state to continue to spend the 55.6 percent of the stage budget with the intent of advancing children first.”
Ritz, backed by many educators across the state, accepted in a speech shortly after Bennett’s speech finished. She spoke about Hoosiers not wanting teachers teaching to a test.
“The voters have spoken,” she said. “They care about our children’s future.”
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