- Opinion: Thanks to the Ohio Autism Scholarship, our son receives therapies needed to succeed in the classroom
- > Apr 30, 4:39 AM: Ohio's Autism Scholarship Program is the nation's only private school choice program designed for students with autism. Unlike other scholarship programs, autism scholarships aren't limited to tuition, and parents are
- Democrats say ECOT allegations should already be under criminal investigation
- > Apr 25, 5:45 AM: Democrat Steve Dettelbach, a former federal prosecutor, says state officials — including Auditor Dave Yost — should not have waited to refer to law enforcement allegations that ECOT officials intentionally inflated
- Schiavoni wants criminal probe of ECOT attendance claims
- > Apr 24, 7:11 AM: A whistleblower last year told the Ohio Department of Education and the state auditor’s office that even after the state demanded that an online charter school repay millions, school officials ordered staffers to
- Whistleblower: School used software to get more state money
- > Apr 24, 7:04 AM: Education regulators are reviewing a whistleblower’s claim that Ohio’s then-largest online charter school intentionally inflated attendance figures tied to its state funding using software it purchased after previous
- Democratic candidates for governor have big plans for education
- > Apr 23, 8:21 AM: They are promising universal pre-kindergarten, free college tuition, stricter charter-school oversight, less student testing, and more funding for schools. Here is a look at the candidates’ education priorities and —
- Columbus charter school sues state over its planned closing
- Apr 20, 6:15 AM: A Columbus charter school specializing in serving special-needs students has filed two lawsuits in Franklin County trying to stop the state from shuttering it at the end of this school year.
- Liberty is offering a blended learning option for students
- > Apr 19, 6:45 AM: Liberty’s online school aims to begin classes in the fall. The Mahoning County Educational Service Center is partnering with the Liberty School District to create the Leopard Cyber Academy, the district’s online school.
- ECOT again files appeal with Ohio Supreme Court
- > Apr 17, 6:00 AM: The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is again turning to the Ohio Supreme Court in its fight against the state, asking the justices to overturn an appellate court ruling that said the State Board of Education legally
- Richard Allen charter schools losing sponsor, say they’ll remain open
- Apr 16, 7:24 AM: The Ohio Department of Education is terminating its sponsorship of the four Richard Allen charter schools in southwest Ohio, but school leaders say they will remain open next school year.
- Has the Cleveland Plan for school improvement stalled? Maybe not, but test scores have
- > Apr 16, 5:41 AM: The so-called "Cleveland Plan" was supposed to bring a steady improvement in reading, writing and math skills, along with meeting other goals. Instead, the early gains have stopped, leaving the district on a familiar
- Column: School choice is best option for individual needs
- > Apr 11, 6:17 AM: It’s been a tough couple of years for online charter schools in Ohio, and the 2017-18 academic year has certainly been no field trip to COSI. In the spirit of accountability, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Department
- Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning
- > Apr 5, 6:17 AM: The center at suburban Mayfield City Schools, a district of 4,300 K-12 students 15 miles east of Cleveland, is a striking example of an approach to education that could eventually make traditional methods as outdated as
- Parents fight back as Sylvania Schools looks to cut private school busing
- > Mar 30, 7:53 AM: Sylvania Schools officials have already ended transportation to a handful of private schools, and are currently working to eliminate bus routes to five additional schools: Central Catholic High, Holy Trinity, Lial, St.
- Carpe Diem charter school closing this year, displacing 200 students and teachers
- Mar 30, 5:42 AM: Carpe Diem Preparatory Academy in College Hill is closing its door at the end of the school year, displacing about 200 students and teachers.
- School board gives Dayton Biz Tech charter a chance to stay open
- Mar 28, 7:01 AM: Dayton Tech is a dropout recovery charter school at 348 W. First St. downtown that serves about 150 students and has been sponsored by Dayton Public Schools for the past 12 years.
- Superintendent convenes leaders on rural education issues
- > Mar 26, 6:15 AM: A recent US News Education Headline claims there is a national crisis in rural teacher recruitment, development, and retention that needs to be addressed. Graham Superintendent Kirk Koennecke agrees and recently convened
- Ohio Senate backs change in teacher evaluations over Cleveland objections
- > Mar 23, 6:41 AM: The Ohio Senate voted Wednesday to drastically change how test scores are used to rate teachers -- a shift that teachers applaud but which is drawing some complaints from Cleveland, the school district that uses the
- Partnership paves high school students’ path to insurance industry
- > Mar 22, 4:59 AM: Through a partnership between Ohio Dominican University, Canal Winchester Local Schools and Motorists Insurance Group, high school students like Sy have an opportunity to get training to prepare them for a career in
- Republicans push attendance reform in charter schools following years of reported taxpayer abuse
- Mar 12, 5:02 AM: A plan to send tax dollars squandered by charter schools back to the local school districts they cheated — and not to the state — has cleared the Ohio House.
- Two Columbus charter schools get combined $3 million in grants to expand
- Mar 9, 7:28 AM: Two Columbus charter schools will receive a combined $3 million from the state to help finance expansions and renovations of their school facilities.
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