Ohio’s new biennial budget
This week, the General Assembly passed—and Governor DeWine signed—Ohio’s new biennial budget. The legislation included, wide-ranging programs, , and much more.
ExcelinEd released. Organization founder and chairman Governor Jeb Bush said, “Ohio’s budget wisely invests in student-centered policies by supporting programs that expand educational opportunities and develop critical career skills.” Ohioan and ExcelinEd board member Dee Haslam added that the budget “takes important steps to ensure successful charter schools receive more equitable funding so additional students can benefit from these options.”
A new lens
A concept paper released by the Educational Freedom Institute at Kennesaw State University in Georgia looks to determineby using a student-focused, outcomes-based methodology. If the goal of the charter school movement is to have high performing charter schools available to every family who wants one, the authors reason, the status of a state’s charter school sector should be determined by how close to the goal they are. Interesting.
New national poll numbers released by Morning Consult and the organization EdChoice, focused around Black parents and their feelings toward various aspects of K-12 education, indicate that Black parents continue to be much more likely to support education savings accounts (ESAs), public charter schools, and vouchers than oppose them. In fact,.
In the schools and beyond
Education Next this week published a great story looking at a number of.
State Superintendent of Public Instructionafter more than five years in Ohio’s top education position.
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