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Expanding education options for Ohio's students through effective charter school authorizing.

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Ohio Education By the Numbers—2019 Edition

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." -- Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. That sentiment has never been more profound and applicable than it is today.

Aaron Churchill 2.12.2019

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The Thomas B. Fordham Institute and its affiliated Foundation promote educational excellence for every child in America via quality research, analysis, and commentary. We also have offices in Ohio that advocate for better education for Buckeye State children, as well as authorize a portfolio of charter schools.

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