Ohio Policy

June 06, 2017 - 8:00 am to June 07, 2017 - 9:45 am

 

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is releasing a first-of...

Among the most important duties of Ohio lawmakers is to craft a reasonably transparent school funding formula that efficiently...
In its version of the state budget bill , the Ohio House included language that would place more weight on student growth...
Each year, school choice advocates celebrate National Charter Schools Week . This year, they had an extra reason to break open...
A college degree is becoming increasingly necessary in order for young people to attain the jobs they want, and yet getting to...
NOTE: This piece originally appeared in The Cincinnati Enquirer in a slightly different form. A recent Cincinnati Enquirer...
NOTE: This blog was first published in a slightly different form on The 74 on 5/12/17. My first job out of college was in a...
A college degree is becoming increasingly necessary in order for young people to attain the jobs they want, and yet getting to...
In politics as of late, there’s been a lot of talk about “ going nuclear ” in order to accomplish a goal. Ohio now has its own...
NOTE: The Education Committee of the Ohio Senate last week heard testimony on SB 85, a proposal that would expand Ohio’s private...
Note: This blog originally appeared in a slightly different form as a guest commentary in the Cleveland Plain-Dealer . The State...
Last week, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) announced that the long-awaited Charter School Program (CSP) grant funds will...
Ohio faces a significant budget crunch . This is forcing state lawmakers to scrutinize expenditures—even more closely than usual—...
In March, Ohio’s Educator Standards Board (ESB) released six recommendations for revising the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System . In...
NOTE: The Senate Education Committee of the Ohio General Assembly is hearing proponent testimony this week on Senate Bill 85, a...
The manner in which Ohio funds charter schools is controversial and is a serious contributing factor to the antipathy felt toward...
Tom Gunlock
NOTES: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
When the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) went into effect in 2011, it was the culmination of a process that began back in...
By Jennifer O’Neal Schiess, Max Marchitello, and Juliet Squire Ohio’s current approach to school funding (K-12) has several...

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