Ohio Policy

The 2015–16 school year was one of transition in Ohio. New state assessments (again), new charter sponsor evaluations, and even a...
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has put the future of teacher evaluations firmly in the hands of states. Ohio is now in...
As a form of credentialing, high school diplomas are supposed to signal whether a young person possesses a certain set of...
KIPP Columbus achieves extraordinary outcomes for its students, predominantly students in poverty and students of color—a fact...
Back in 2011, the Obama administration released its plan for improving teacher education. It included a proposal to revise Title...
It’s October, and that means election season. One important decision facing many Buckeye voters is whether to approve their...
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently released the results of its revised sponsor evaluation, including new ratings for...
On September 15, Ohio released report cards for approximately 600 school districts and 3,500 public schools (district and charter...
Politicians are wise to pay attention to public opinion data, but they are also responsible for crafting sound policies based on...
As students and teachers settle back into school routines, thousands of high schoolers are getting their first taste of classes...
Last week, several of my Fordham colleagues published a fantastic fifty-state review of accountability systems and how they...
Columbus Collegiate Academy (CCA) epitomizes the relentlessness and vision necessary to close achievement gaps in urban education...
Rabbi Eric "Yitz" Frank
This blog was originally posted on Education Next on July 24, 2016. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently released a study on...
Shortly after Ohio lawmakers enacted a new voucher program in 2005, the state budget office wrote in its fiscal analysis, “The...

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