Eye on Education

Daily Digest: Black Students Hundreds of Years Behind (If Ohio Does Nothing)

State to target achievement gaps among students ”If nothing changes, black fifth-graders won’t be reading on par with white fifth-graders in Ohio for another 303 years, the state estimates.” (Columbus Dispatch)

Special ed spending soars as number of children with disabilities “increases modestly” (Journal News)

Millions in stimulus funding went to charter schools in Ohio that have since closed their doors (Associated Press)

2,300 students get loans forgiven as University of Cincinnati settles student-aid case (Associated Press)

$1 million federal earmark pays for “mindfulness” training in Youngstown, Warren schools (The Business Journal)


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