- Chad Aldis and the Fordham Institute make up part of the “balance” in this story, which is otherwise all-in for the school funding revamp currently included in the state budget. A coalition of groups (but aren’t they really just one giant many-headed hydra?) is said to be pushing hard for the plan’s passage as-is. (Elyria Chronicle, 4/29/21) Fordham’s Aaron Churchill has the megaphone all to himself in this Dispatch op-ed. In it, he discusses the pluses and minuses of school report card changes currently under debate in the legislature. (Columbus Dispatch, 4/29/21)
- Speaking of op-eds, the superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools opined this week that everything is trending toward awesome in her district despite the last year’s upheaval. Two things she doesn’t mention? The scourge of vouchers (see item 1, above) and test scores. (Cleveland Jewish News, 4/29/21)
- Apropos of nothing in particular, here’s the latest (virtual) bar exam pass rate in Ohio. (EIN PressWire, 4/30/21)
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