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Ohio’s Grade Remains Unchanged on Nationwide Policy Report Card

MARSMET491 / FLICKR It’s a new year, but Ohio’s education policies are receiving the same average grade on one newly released nationwide report card. StudentsFirst, an education policy advocacy group founded by Michelle Rhee, graded each state’s educational policies. The rankings looked at how states are performing in three areas: elevating the teaching profession, empowering [...]

Education Advocacy Group “Students First” Gives Ohio a C-

Students First, a group looking to improve education through increased accountability for teachers and principals, more financial transparency in schools, and enhanced power for parents, is grading states on their education initiatives. Ohio received an average grade, but fared well compared to other states. StateImpact Ohio sat down with Greg Harris, the group’s Ohio director, [...]

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