Ohio Policy

  • February 12, 2018

    We look at the chances for a revolution in school funding, for strong academic graduation requirements in Ohio, for gubernatorial candidates to tell us what’s on their minds, and more

  • December 06, 2017

    Fordham's new report offers a plan to simplify and balance Ohio’s school report cards

In the waning days of January, the Ohio Department of Higher Education gained approval from the Joint Committee on Agency Rule...
Jack Archer
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
Campaign season in Ohio is in full swing. With a gubernatorial election this year, there’s been ample media coverage related to...
Ohio’s State Board of Education recently voted in favor of recommending that the legislature extend softer graduation...
Louisiana gets a ton of education-related attention, most of it focused on the Recovery School District and the proliferation of...
Ohio Representative Andrew Brenner has introduced legislation described on the General Assembly’s website as an effort to “revise...
Malcolm X once said, “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” Wise...
Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of talk about changing the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES). That’s because the...
Education Week just released its 22nd annual report and rankings of state education systems. Faster than we can read the report...
After losing its sponsorship , ECOT, the largest e-school in Ohio, appears to be on the brink of closure. Districts and other e-...
As reported by the Dispatch last week, Columbus City Schools has unveiled plans to expand selective admission among its magnet...
Jessica Shopoff, M.Ed. and Chase Eskelsen, M.Ed.
NOTE: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute occasionally publishes guest commentaries on its blogs. The views expressed by guest...
In my book, state-level policymaking should be like good parenting. It should incentivize the behaviors you’re looking to inspire...
The state board of education voted today to recommend that the General Assembly extend previously-relaxed graduation requirements...
In case you missed it during the hustle and bustle of the holidays, Ohio recently announced how students can earn a new...
I don’t know about you, but for the most part, I shut down my social media and news apps over the winter holiday this year. As it...
One of the perils of working at a think tank, especially one like Fordham, which encourages provocative ideas and never shies...
To ring in the New Year, we at the Ohio Gadfly have a tradition— two years running!—of predicting the top issues in education for...

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