Ohio Policy

When talking about educational choice, most people focus on choosing a school. But true educational choice shouldn’t stop after a...
A new analysis from Matthew A. Kraft at Brown University links the characteristics of laid-off teachers to changes in student...
Like other states, Ohio has over the past few years put into place a standards and accountability framework with the clear goal...
NOTE: This is the Foreword from Fordham’s latest report , released today. Over the past few years, states across the nation have...
The Education Trust recently responded to two analyses in which I looked at the relationship between overall and disadvantaged...
When Governor Kasich signed the budget on June 30, two significant changes to Ohio’s assessment system became law. First, safe...
It’s that time of year: Parents are perusing the back-to-school section with their perhaps not-so-eager-to-return-to-school...
In early May, a coalition of stakeholders from business, philanthropy, and education organizations in Cincinnati announced a bold...
Recently, ACT disaggregated its 2014 test results and college retention rates in order to get a closer look at the college...
Even though measures to improve charter school quality are currently stalled in the Ohio General Assembly , Fordham remains...
As ESEA reauthorization heads to conference committee, debate is certain to center on whether federal law should require states...
On June 30, Governor John Kasich vetoed forty-four items in the budget and signed the rest into law. Among the provisions that...
Trailing only Medicaid, school spending is the second-largest public expenditure in Ohio’s $65 billion annual budget . Over the...
A thorough overview of Ohio's teacher evaluation framework
The Ohio Education Research Center (OERC) recently r eported the teacher evaluation results from 2013–14, the first year of...
In the reauthorization debate, civil rights groups are pressing to have ESEA force states to "do something" in schools where...
For the past year, Ohio policymakers have been grappling with the issue of deregulating public schools. But what does...
Although charter schools were created to be laboratories of innovation, regulations and policies often prevent them from reaching...
Are states dutifully reporting the fraction of students who are on track for college or career? According to a new report from...
Intra-district choice has long been a type of school choice supported by many people who don’t really like school choice. Since...
By Deven Carlson and Stéphane Lavertu School Closures and Student Achievement: An Analysis of Ohio’s Urban District and Charter...

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