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Spotlight on Symposium speaker: Mary Beth Tinker

Mary Beth Tinker grew up in Iowa, where her father was a Methodist minister. When she was in eighth grade in 1965, she and a group of students were suspended from school for wearing black armbands to school to mourn the Vietnam war dead.        A court challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union led to […]

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New State Superintendent to Speak at First Amendment Symposium on March 6

Glenda Ritz, new Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction, will deliver the keynote address at the First Amendment Symposium March 6 at the Statehouse. Ritz has been an educator since 1978 and says she is dedicated to working with educators, parents, policy makers, business leaders, and community leaders to ensure that the Department of Education […]

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