Ohio Policy

In early February, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released the first draft of its state plan for the Every Student...
The genesis of vouchers in Ohio stretches back to 1995 and the Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring program. In 2006, vouchers...
The recent unveiling of Governor Kasich’s budget plan for the 2018-19 fiscal years has kicked off Ohio’s biennial ritual of...
On February 2, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released the first draft of its state plan to comply with the Every Student...
Ohio just released its draft ESSA plan . While there’s much to applaud , the state’s proposals for improving the most chronically...
Citizens Leadership Academy (CLA) is preparing its middle schoolers for success in high school, college, and life. CLA is second...
Jack Archer
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” There's a lot of truth in that cliché, but it doesn't seem to apply to education...
One of the hallmarks of school accountability is the identification of and intervention in persistently low-preforming schools...
Parents make choices about their child’s schooling based on a variety of factors: location, safety, convenience, academics,...
Ohio House Bill 2 (HB 2) was signed into law on November 1, 2015. It was a landmark piece of legislation that significantly...
Jack Archer
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
Education Week just issued its twenty-first “Quality Counts” report card for states . Ohio’s grades are so-so —and nearly...
The 2015–16 school year was one of transition in Ohio. New state assessments (again), new charter sponsor evaluations, and even a...

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