Ohio Policy

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...
A firestorm has erupted in Ohio on a proposed state board of education administrative rule. The headline on Diane Ravitch’s blog...
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...
A 2014 report from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) shows that the number of first-year teachers in the...
With any luck, the “ Know Your Charter ” website from Innovation Ohio (IO) and the Ohio Education Association (OEA) will go the...
On September 12th, Ohio released school report-card ratings for the 2013-14 school year. This report compiles and analyzes the...

The Ferguson edition

Conor Williams guest stars. The Ferguson grand jury decision, pre-K for disadvantaged kids, school discipline, and summer reading programs. Amber's...

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