Ohio Policy

Comparing Ohio K–12 education to other states helps us gauge the pace of progress, provides ideas on improvement, and gets us out...
 
 
Ohio is no stranger to district turnarounds. Back in 2007, academic distress commissions (ADCs) were added to state law as a way...
 
 
Education is hard, so we should celebrate success at every opportunity. A sky-high graduation rate, for example, should make us...
 
 
By Terry Ryan
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NOTE: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Fordham Ohio staffers will be blogging about teachers, principals, and guidance...
 
 
The debate around Ohio’s school report cards continues to simmer. An outspoken critic since last year’s report card release,...
 
 
NOTE: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Fordham Ohio staffers will be blogging about teachers, principals, and guidance...
 
 
NOTE: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Fordham Ohio staffers will be blogging about teachers, principals, and guidance...
 
 
NOTE: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Fordham Ohio staffers will be blogging about teachers, principals, and guidance...
 
 
Last month, Paymon Rouhanifard announced that he would be stepping down from his position as the superintendent of Camden Public...
 
 
For charter school supporters, it can be frustrating. There’s always something new in the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT...
 
 
Last week, the Elyria Chronicle published a piece headlined “Another Lorain Schools hire lacks state certification.” The hire in...
 
 
Jim Waters
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
 
 
If you were on vacation earlier this month—lucky you—you may have missed the release of the 2017 NAEP results. On the whole, you...
 
 
Achievement gaps between poor and minority students and their peers are well documented and persistent. For years, data indicate...
 
 
John Kasich is wrapping up his second term as Governor of Ohio and likely his career in public service. In a moment of reflection...
 
 
A recent paper from the left-leaning Center for American Progress (CAP) examined high school graduation requirements across the...
 
 
In case you missed the memo , early voting for the May 8 Ohio gubernatorial primary started last week. Building off our national...
 
 
In case you missed the memo , early voting for the May 8 Ohio gubernatorial primary started this week. Building off our national...
 
 
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education released data from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Given...
 
 
Education will always be one of Ohio’s highest priorities. It bonds communities together, provides the foundation for the state’s...
The Move to PROSPER project is a new initiative by a consortium of organizations led by the Ohio State University to provide a...
 
 
Scrapping regulations that burden schools, have little to do with student learning, and restrict local flexibility and autonomy...
 
 
 
 

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