Ohio Policy

Is Too Much School Choice a Bad Thing?

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StateImpact Ohio

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Student Nomads: Mobility in Ohio's Schools
Lisa Duty

One could argue that 2011 was the
year of “digital learning” in Ohio and across the nation. In September, the
White House announced its “Digital Promise” campaign, while a number of states
have been embracing initiatives and campaigns in this realm, aided and
encouraged by national groups like the Digital Learning Council and the
Foundation for Excellence in Education. Ohio’s biennial budget launched the
Ohio Digital Learning Task Force and charged it with ensuring that the state’s
“legislative environment is conducive to and supportive of the educators and
digital innovators at the heart of this transformation.”

Our two organizations –
KnowledgeWorks and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute – are committed to seeing
Ohio become a leader in the implementation of digital learning opportunities
for the state’s 1.8 million students. Ohio now stands at an important
crossroads and 2012 could be a pivotal year on whether we move forward in the
digital learning environment.

Our state has been a path-breaker
when it comes to availability of full-time e-school options that leverage
technology in learning. In fact, if all 33,000 children currently enrolled in
Ohio e-schools were in one school district they would comprise the state’s third-largest
district, just behind Columbus and Cleveland. Despite such numbers, Ohio has
yet to harness fully the potential of digital learning for all students. And,
given that digital learning can yield improvements in student achievement...

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Cleveland-area school districts must work harder to keep children who move frequently from falling through the cracks: editorial

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Student Nomads: Mobility in Ohio's Schools

Test scores suffer when kids move

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The Columbus Dispatch

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Can taxpayers afford to fund traditional career ladder for teachers?

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Cincinnati Enquirer

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Yearning to Break Free: Ohio Superintendents Speak Out

Bipartisan Group Backs Common School Curriculum

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The New York Times

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Senate Bill 5 could drastically change landscape for teachers, school districts

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Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Yearning to Break Free: Ohio Superintendents Speak Out

Change Collective Bargaining? Ohio Survey Says Yes

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Education Week's State EdWatch (blog)

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Yearning to Break Free: Ohio Superintendents Speak Out

Another brand of Bush school reform: Jeb???s

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The Washington Post

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A Very Quiet Yearning

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