Ohio county picks electronic polling vendor that had previous election snafu
Ohio county picks electronic polling vendor that had previous election snafu
Johnny Kampis | March 27, 2017
An elections vendor recently got a contract to operate electronic poll books in Ohio's Cuyahoga County beginning this November despite major issues in another Ohio county in 2015.
Ohio pauses ESSA implementation
John Bicknell | March 15, 2017
The halt will give the state more time to get feedback on issues such as testing and teacher evaluations.
The case against Case: College ignored own policies in biased sexual assault investigation
The case against Case: College ignored own policies in biased sexual assault investigation
Ashe Schow | March 03, 2017
Accommodations may have helped an accusing student decide to file a report of sexual assault.
GOP lawmaker confronts Kasich on Ohio’s green-energy mandates
GOP lawmaker confronts Kasich on Ohio’s green-energy mandates
Charlie Katebi | March 03, 2017
State Rep. Bill Seitz is pushing to get rid of the costly regulations altogether.
A quick guide to Ohio’s changing charter school landscape
John Bicknell | February 13, 2017
A little more than a year out from an overhaul of the state’s charter school assessment system, Ohio’s charter sector is in a period of transition. Crain’s Cleveland Business has a guide to the changes that have happened and those that are on the horizon at the local, state and national levels. Read the whole […]
Ohio charter law shows early signs of success
John Bicknell | January 18, 2017
Researchers who studied the first year of Ohio’s charter school reforms say the 2015 law is “bringing promising changes to the state’s charter school sector.” A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute cites tougher oversight of Ohio charter authorizers and governing boards as key components of the overhaul. The authors note that this is […]
Accel may take over I Can schools in Ohio
John Bicknell | January 03, 2017
Consolidation could be coming to Ohio’s charter school sector. The I Can charter school network is considering turning its schools over to the Accel network, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Accel founder Ron Packard said the move “would be less of a purchase than a transfer of leadership.” Accel has taken over 23 schools in Ohio over […]
Five developments in Ohio education
Amelia Hamilton | December 14, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, the Thomas Fordham Institute decided to share five interesting developments in Ohio education policy to wrap up the year. The piece, written by Ohio Research Director Aaron Churchill, includes ESSA accountability, more data accessibility, and open enrollment. Read more here.
Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination
Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination
Ashe Schow | December 01, 2016
In a win for accused students, an Ohio judge has affirmed that cross-examination is vital to a student's defense.
Ohio civil forfeiture reform bill set to pass next week
John Crowe | December 01, 2016
A bill designed to curb civil forfeiture practices in Ohio is set to pass next week despite opposition from the state’s law enforcement community. The U.S. Justice Action Network, a coalition of conservative and progressive organizations, and fellow proponents of the bill appear to be closing in on victory after an eighteen-month battle for reform. […]