Ritz Takes Oath as State School Superintendent

By Stephanie Parkinson

January 19, 2013 Updated Jan 19, 2013 at 8:02 PM EDT

Indianapolis, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Glenda Ritz is now officially Indiana's new superintendent of public instruction.

Ritz took the oath of office Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis. Hundreds of people gathered to watch her be sworn in.

Ritz upset Tony Bennett in the November election. She's the first democrat to hold the position since the early 1970s.

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