School report cards

Photo of a Facebook meme surrounding Ohio's new school report cards
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As people around the state continue to study the latest school report cards released by the Ohio Department of Education, there seems to be at least one area causing confusion.

A Facebook meme -- circulating among parents, teachers and others -- quotes a superintendent questioning why his district’s K-3 literacy score was so low when nearly all of his students passed the third-grade reading guarantee.

Asbury reacts to Ohio's new school report cards on Ohio Public Television
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Some Democrats and critics of the state's school district grade cards say they should have never been released this year since the test used to formula those grades has since been scrapped. But not everyone agrees.

The Ohio School Boards Association’s Damon Asbury doesn’t have a problem with the grade cards being released but with one caveat.

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