Ohio Policy

When state report cards are released this fall, it will be the first time that overall letter grades are assigned to districts...
 
 
If kicking the accountability can down the road were an Olympic sport, Ohio policymakers would win the gold medal. The latest...
 
 
In a recent analysis of the Academic Distress Commission (ADC) system currently in place in Youngstown City Schools, my colleague...
 
 
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
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
 
 
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...
 
 
Education will always be one of Ohio’s highest priorities. It bonds communities together, provides the foundation for the state’s...
 
 

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