Fordham in the News

A selection of Fordham quotes in national media, Ohio
newspapers, and the blogosphere

National news
School
Spending Hot Issue in Ohio Governor's Race,
Education
Week
.
Ohio Schools Opt Out of ‘Race to the Top’, School Reform News
Midwest Group Serves as Magnet for Innovation, Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Results
in National School-Reform Contest Spark Complaints,

Newsweek.
What
LeBron James' decision means for the Midwest,
Huffington
Post.
Rewriting
of States' Standards on Social Studies Stirs Debate
, Education Week.
States
Strive to Overhaul Teacher Tenure
, Education
Week
.
 
Ohio
newspapers

More than half of persistently low-performing public schools remain open after 5 years, study finds, Gongwer News
Service
; subscription required.
Editorial: Good Example, Columbus Dispatch.
Closed charter school returns $423,421 to state, Dayton Daily News
Cleveland schools give all-clear sign, beckon charters Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Smart Schools Initiative, Gongwer News Service; subscription required.
Ohio
voters turn down tax hikes for schools, while state cuts loom,

Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Miller
South, STEM school rated tops by Fordham Institute,
West
Side Leader
.
Out of control, Akron Beacon Journal.
Ohio
Supreme Court ruling could hurt charter schools
, Dayton Daily News.
Voucher
students' test scores lag
, Cincinnati Enquirer.
Schools
make more strides forward,
Canton Repository.
ODE
wants competition for charter school contracts, Gongwer News
Service
; subscription required.
After
Class – Commentary
, Catalyst Ohio.
Billboard
campaign in SW Ohio targets teachers’ contracts
, Akron
Beacon Journal
.
Report
challenges charter schools on conflicts, accountability,

Cincinnati Enquirer.
Miller-South
and NIHF-STEM top urban middle schools in state,
Akron
Beacon Journal
.
Report
blasts Ohio charter school law
, Catalyst Ohio.
Editorial:
Families deserve choice of charters
, Dayton Daily
News
.
News
from around the state and the nation,
Catalyst
Ohio
.
Five
Ohio charter schools to close,
Miami Student.
Low
state scores may close more charter schools
, Dayton Daily
News
.
Professor
flunked class-size argument,
Columbus Dispatch.
Top
districts slip in report card rankings,
Cincinnati
Enquirer
.
Ohio
gets no love in Race to the Top win,
Catalyst
Ohio
.
Race to the Top Results Expected Tuesday; Delisle
Previews Report Card Data, Hannah Report; subscription required.
State’s
school grades tardy
, Columbus Dispatch.
Fordham
Foresees Data in Upcoming State Reports Cards Being More Reliable, Hannah Report; subscription required.
Foundation
for change: Ohio has its share of successful charter schools. The
challenge now is crafting ways to replicate the
achievement,
Akron Beacon Journal.
Charter
School Study Author Says Ohio System Needs 'Reboot', Hannah
Report
; subscription required.
Building
a new urban education model
, Catalyst
Ohio
.
Education notes: Report shows newly adopted English,
math standards superior to Ohio’s old version, Gongwer News
Service
; subscription required.
Ohio,
Ky. among finalists for education funds,
Cincinnati
Enquirer
.
Study
knocks Ky., Ohio academic standards,
Cincinnati
Enquirer
.
More
TFA Debate,
Dayton Daily News.
After
Class: Which federal pot holds more coin for Ohio?
Catalyst
Ohio
.
Editorial:
Fordham finds school reform isn’t so easy,
Dayton Daily
News
.
After
Class – Commentary,
Catalyst Ohio.
Harris: Commence
Bipartisan Budget Panel ASAP; Ire over For-Profit Charter Sponsors
Misplaced, Hannah Report; subscription required.
The
most important book in the Cleveland school district is being
rewritten: The union contract,
Cleveland Plain
Dealer
.
Editorial:
Effective lessons,
Columbus Dispatch.
More
on charter schools,
Akron Beacon Journal.
Report
details power over charter schools
, Akron Beacon
Journal
.
10
Northeast Ohio charter school boards sue White Hat Management
firm,
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Will
Dayton parents accept fewer school choices?
Dayton Daily
News
.
Good
Partners: Merger of two strong education centers should improve
charter schools,
Columbus Dispatch.
Orphanage's
oversight of schools blasted,
Cincinnati Enquirer.
News
from around the state and the nation
, Catalyst
Ohio
.
Fordham, ESCCO plan charter sponsor merge, Gongwer
News Service
; subscription required.
Ohio’s
next request for Race to the Top dollars must be collaborative: Sen.
Gary Cates
, Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Report
details power over charter schools,
Akron Beacon
Journal
.
Charter-school
sponsors plan merger
Columbus Dispatch.
Public
good and private profit,
Catalyst Ohio.
Ohio
urges school districts, teacher unions to sign up for Race to the
Top money,
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Cleveland
issues layoff notices to more than 500 teachers
, Catalyst
Ohio
.
Ohio's
colleges get better marks,
Columbus Dispatch.
Tax
credit to fight brain drain stalled at Statehouse
, Columbus
Business First
.
Ohio
leads in adopting education standards,
Columbus
Dispatch
.
Real
change can get Ohio more Race to the Top cash
, Dayton Daily
News
.
Ohio
schools make finals in Race to the Top grant competition
, Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Editorial:
State hasn’t learned how to judge progress,
Dayton Daily
News.

State
splits the difference on teacher evaluations in Race to the Top
application,
Catalyst Ohio.
Ohio educators await
details on proposed changes to No Child Left Behind, Zanesville
Times-Recorder
.
In
education, Strickland happy to rest on laurels,
Catalyst
Ohio
.
Racing
to the Top
, Toledo Blade.
Disputes
cloud teacher contract talks
, Cincinnati
Enquirer
.
More
students choosing charters
, Columbus Dispatch.

In the blogosphere
…You Know It Ain’t Easy, Eduwonk.
Quick
Hits for 11.15.10
, The Quick & The Ed (Education Sector).
Fordham
Institute: Unraveling Constant School Spending Growth,

SaveHilliardSchools.org blog
.
Quality must
trump quantity when it comes to new charter schools
, Charter
School Partners blog
.
David
Harris and the Mind Trust – Article in the Chronical
of Philanthropy
, Education Policy Student Association
blog
.
Questionable
Companies Pursue Turnaround Dollars,
District
Dossier
(Education Week).
Think
Tank: Sponsoring Charters Harder Than It Looks
, EdBeat
blog
.
The
return of edujobs
, Joanne Jacobs.
Putting
Charter Theories to the Test,
Eduwonk.
Fiscal
impact of raising student-teacher ratios in Ohio
, Moscow
Education (Idaho) blog
.
Elitists
aren’t the best teachers,
Joanne Jacobs.
Order
in the School,
Joanne Jacobs.
Education
Updates
, Ohio State University: Political
Landscape
.
Standards,
Childhood Obesity, Charter Sponsors and More,
State of Ohio
Education
.
Not
enough autonomy for charter schools,

Examiner.com.
Politics
creeping into Race to the Top
, The New Schoolhouse.

What
can foundations do to support Online Learning – the case of
Ohio
, Civic Fabric.
Holding Authorizers
Accountable,
The Charter Blog, (NACSA).

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