Ohio Policy

Over 120,000 charter students in Ohio deserve the opportunity to receive an excellent education. But far too often, Ohio charters...
It’s been a busy month in the world of Ohio charter schools. First, on December 9, Stanford University’s Center for Research on...
This fall, the editorial boards of two of Ohio’s most widely read newspapers issued stinging missives urging legislators to make...
Charter schools are quickly becoming a defining feature of Ohio’s public-education landscape, educating over 120,000 children...
The 2014 Fordham Sponsorship Annual Report is our opportunity to share the Fordham Foundation’s work as the sponsor of eleven...
Yesterday at The City Club of Cleveland, Dr. Margaret (Macke) Raymond of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO)...
Charter schools are quickly becoming a defining feature of Ohio’s public-education landscape, educating over 120,000 children...
Sadly, a change recommended by the Ohio House Education Committee in House Bill 343 that would have eliminated the minimum...
Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November 13, Chad Aldis testified before the Ohio House Education Committee on the substitute bill...
Can a state’s charter school sector improve over time? Yes, finds this new study of Texas charter schools. Using student data...
Earlier this year, the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) published its annual report on charter quality . Their...
Over the last five years, prodded by the feds, states have adopted teacher evaluation systems. According to a recent report from...
In January, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of...
The information yielded by standardized tests—and the analyses based on test results, like value-added—should form the basis for...
In his recent State of the Schools speech , Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) CEO Eric Gordon referred to a 2013...
Ohio is moving to new standardized tests , the PARCC assessments, which are set to commence in spring 2015. These new and vastly...
Last week, the Ohio Education Research Center (OERC) hosted a terrific conference at Ohio State University which brought together...
John A. Dues
John A. Dues is the Chief Learning Officer for United Schools Network in Columbus. "There can be no keener revelation of a...
On September 12th, Ohio released school report-card ratings for the 2013-14 school year. This report compiles and analyzes the...

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