Ohio Policy

In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, pundits and analysts were hyper-focused on rural communities. NPR wrote that...
 
 
Nina Rees
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and the new state legislature can score a major win for educational equality and opportunity by providing...
 
 
"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." --Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. That sentiment has never...
As Ohio’s high school diplomas erode in value, there will be a growing need for students to demonstrate knowledge and skills...
 
 
Last summer, President Trump signed into law the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act . Referred...
 
 
Last Sunday, the Columbus Dispatch ran contrasting op-eds on the question, “Should Ohio charter schools receive more state...
 
 
With popular, bipartisan support, career-and-technical education (CTE) is being embraced by policymakers across the nation . It’s...
 
 
During his inauguration in early January, Governor Mike DeWine spoke of his desire to use education to improve Ohio. “Education...
 
 
Each year, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) releases a “ challenged district list .” The list, based on criteria outlined...
In Ohio and across the nation, policymakers are contemplating sizeable increases to public outlays for early childhood programs...
 
 
All students deserve equal access to an excellent K–12 education. The quality of their educational opportunities shouldn’t hinge...
With Ohio’s safe harbor provisions now in the rearview mirror, formal consequences for poor school ratings have reemerged. Among...
 
 
Some have said that we’ve reached the end of education policy , but that seems to be far from the case in Ohio. In fact, next...
 
 
Like the roller-coasters at Cedar Point, the past year had its highs and lows. Amazon didn’t pick Columbus for HQ2 (bummer), and...
 
 
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...
One of Ohio’s oldest public charter schools, Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) was forged from concerns about the state of arts...
Ever since the supposed “graduation apocalypse” was first declared two years ago, we at Fordham have been vocal about the dangers...
 
 
The ongoing debate on what standards (if any) students in the class of 2019 should have to meet in order to receive a diploma has...
 
 
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Ohio Senate Education Committee is this week taking testimony on House Bill 491 which, as amended, would...
 
 
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece that charged school district officials in various cities...
 
 
The 2017-18 school year saw our sponsorship portfolio grow from 4,100 students in 2016-17 to 4,800 students across five Ohio...
 
 

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