Pence names choice proponent to be education aide
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says an education veteran "dedicated to bringing choice and opportunity to Indiana families" will be responsible for implementing his policies for K-12 and higher education.
Pence appointed Claire Fiddian-Green as his special assistant for education innovation and reform effective July 15.
Fiddian-Green currently is the executive director of the Indiana Charter School Board, a statewide charter school authorizing agency created during the 2011 legislative session. She previously worked with an education nonprofit, serving as president of The Mind Trust based in Indianapolis.
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