As states roll out new assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards, they're also considering, or reconsidering, how to use them in accountability systems.
All Blog Posts With Ohio Tag or Category
March 11, 2015
March 03, 2015
Ohio and New Mexico provide clear possible consequences for students if they opt out, but the majority of states don't directly address such ramifications, a study finds.
February 24, 2015
Global competence is a natural fit in CTE programs. Learn why and read about examples from Ohio.
January 28, 2015
Activists are calling for the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation to cancel 11 contracts with Concept Schools, a charter management company whose Ohio charters have been under both state and federal investigation for labor practices, alleged sexual misconduct, and tampering with test and attendance records.
January 23, 2015
Staff members from three Ohio charters are seeking to organize. If they succeed, they'll join a small group of unionized charter schools nationally.
January 02, 2015
The Columbus Dispatch reports that only 11 new schools opened last year, compared to over 50 in 2013.
December 17, 2014
In response to a major study showing poor performance among Ohio charter schools, a national education-consulting group is proposing several policy changes for the state.
December 10, 2014
The vote this week by the state's Board of Education gets rid of a state requirement and leaves decisions about staffing in those areas up to the local school districts.
December 08, 2014
One thing to watch out for next year is how many states approve policies that hold teachers as well as schools more directly accountable for student literacy.
December 08, 2014
Twenty Columbus, Ohio schools are eligible for sweeping education reforms under the state's parent-trigger law, but parents haven't sought to use the controversial strategy.