Ohio Department of Education

What Do Ohio Students Need to Get to School Every Day?

Mar 19, 2017
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The Ohio State Board of Education is working on a model policy to ensure fewer students miss school.

Students who miss a lot school fall behind. It's a national problem.

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Ohio’s auditor has issued a report that’s critical of the state’s largest online charter school, saying it isn’t tracking the amount of learning time of the 15,000 students it claimed were enrolled last year.

Northeast Ohio superintendents are reacting to a draft of the state’s new education plan released earlier this month. Local educators will hold a community forum on Wednesday night.

Thirty school administrators contributed to a white paper released last week as a response to the Ohio Department of Education’s Draft Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act.

The educators report they wanted more flexibility included in Ohio’s approach to the new federal education law.

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The state attorney general is calling for schools to disclose what kind of drug education they’re providing to students, from their first days in class through graduation from high school. 

Attorney General Mike DeWine has said educating kids is a key to fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis, which he says is the worst drug epidemic he’s ever seen.

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The state’s largest online charter school is appealing a ruling that could let the Ohio Department of Education claw back up to $60 million in previous funding. This is over a dispute about how enrollment was calculated.

There are legislators who want to make sure the law is crystal clear in the future.

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