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July 23, 2014

Summer Is Over for Students at Year-Round Schools

Students at year-round schools from North Carolina to Oregon are heading back to class already.

July 16, 2014

Ohio Charter School Chain Under Investigation

Ohio's board of education is investigating a state charter school network of 19 schools.

June 04, 2014

"Data Scrubbing" Investigation Expands in Ohio School Districts

The Ohio Department of Education will now review 2012-2013 student attendance data for the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo and Columbus school systems.

June 02, 2014

State K-12 Accountability Report: 'To What End Are Schools Being Graded?'

What makes for robust school accountability systems from states, and where do parents and researchers differ about which states do the best job with those reports?

May 29, 2014

Common-Core Repeal Bill Faces a Potential Constitutional Problem

The National Association of State Boards of Education is concerned about at least one legislature's attempt to increase its oversight of content standards.

April 16, 2014

Mumps Outbreak May Mean Long Absences for Unvaccinated Ohio Students

To protect public health, unvaccinated students may have to miss school for 25 days or longer if cases of the illness start to cluster in schools.

April 03, 2014

Charter School Students Contribute to Higher Transportation Costs

The cost of transporting charter school students is about 44 percent higher than regular school students in Ohio, found an investigation by the Akron Beacon Journal.

March 26, 2014

Ohio Program Teaches 'STEM' Through Drone Simulations

A course in modeling and simulation is attempting to teach tech skills by simulating the use of drones, an increasingly prevalent and controversial technology.

February 12, 2014

Foul Weather Extends State Testing Windows

Some states, including Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, have announced plans to revise their testing windows in light of widespread school cancellations caused by rough winter weather.

January 14, 2014

Ohio Districts Faulted For 'Scrubbing' Student Attendance Data

The state department of education says the inaccurate data may have led to school report card inflation in the districts.

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