We here at Fordham are obsessed with data, in case you didn’t know. Never more so than at the end of the year when we look to see which of our many blog posts were most successful at catching the attention of you, our readers.
We have crunched the numbers and consulted the experts, and here are your top five most-read blogs of 2018:
5. Does Ohio need a revolution in school funding? (Aaron Churchill)
Whether the need for a revolution was there or not, readers were interested in the topic of school finance following the publication of this piece in early February. The basis for the analysis was House Bill 102, introduced in the state legislature in 2017. We have long believed that Ohio’s method of school funding is unnecessarily complicated and unfair, particularly to schools of choice. Aaron examined the proposed system under HB 102 and noted its “simplicity, transparency, and predictability,” as a well its focus on “statewide equity.” While the bill has not been enacted, it’s clear that interest in a funding overhaul has not gone away. We are glad you agree.
4. Ohio’s preliminary test results look pretty good (Jessica Poiner)...