Why We Care

Good education policies—with proper implementation—set the foundation for educational excellence. We produce and disseminate high quality analysis and commentary related to K–12 Ohio education policy in order to frame issues, help inform the state’s education-reform agenda, and ensure Ohio is on the right track.

Three Priority Areas

At Fordham, our main areas of focus center on school choice, school funding, and standards and accountability. Fordham Ohio is a long-time supporter of high-quality school options; a consistent advocate for an improved school funding formula; and a leading voice for high-quality learning standards, rigorous state assessments, and smart accountability systems and metrics.

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Rigorous, Policy-Relevant Studies

At Fordham Ohio, we produce and disseminate rigorous and policy-relevant studies that bring new evidence to bear on key education issues in Ohio. Be sure to check out our latest research.

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Policy Briefs on Key Issues

We create policy briefs on complicated education issues. Our latest policy briefs provide thorough overviews of Ohio’s community school governance, teacher pathways, and voucher programs.

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Influencing Policy Through Commentary and Analysis