House Bill 64, the biennial 2015-17 budget that lawmakers sent to Gov. John Kasich, prohibits the state from purchasing the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam
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June 29, 2015
June 17, 2015
Unlike fellow Republican Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a sitting public official and common-core supporter who has parried a variety of attacks on the standards.
May 20, 2015
The number of states curtailing or considering a review of their involvement with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam has grown in recent weeks.
May 12, 2015
As Cleveland awaits a verdict in a high-profile police shooting case, schools are preparing for emotional discussions and safety concerns that may arise.
May 01, 2015
Many rural schools rely on federal funding to serve students from migrant families, but that funding disappear when families settle down.
April 28, 2015
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute finds that, on average, Ohio students gleaned academic benefits when their poor-performing schools were shut down and they enrolled elsewhere. But the study also acknowledges there's a major dearth of research on how school closures impact students.
April 28, 2015
A new report from The Thomas B. Fordham Institute examining charter and regular district school closures in Ohio showed that displaced students made gains in math and reading and the majority ended up in better schools.
April 15, 2015
Two state senators, one Democrat and one Republican, introduced a bill that would require more transparency and oversight in the state's charter sector.
April 08, 2015
Most of the new state funds would go to urban districts, while decreasing funding to rural districts.
April 06, 2015
A new Ohio program, The Bright New Leaders for Ohio Schools, seeks to train proven leaders, including those without a background in education, to place in the state's high-poverty schools.