StateImpact Ohio

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Education Reporting Throughout Ohio

Education Reporting Throughout Ohio


195 Pieces

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Caption: Former state legislator Lee Fisher on WCPN's Sound of Ideas show
Ohio's system remains heavily dependent on property taxes despite Ohio Supreme Court ruling that it be less so.

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:41
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Ohio Educator Standards Board proposes changes to Ohio Teacher Evaluation System that could lessen emphasis on student test scores.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Ohio School suprintendent , Credit: Mark P. Urycki
Too many disagreements among stakeholders causes superintendent to wait till September. Announced on same day that Betsy DeVos promises maximum fle...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: :57
Caption: Recess for 5th graders at Akron's Betty Jane Community Learning Center, Credit: Mark P. Urycki
As research continues to find benefits of recess, parents and educators want it back in schools.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: Congressman Tim Ryan with Inner Explorer co-founder Laura Bakosh , Credit: Mark P. Urycki
Non-religious meditation appears to lower stress and behavioral problems. Gets support from Congressman Tim Ryan

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Many low-income districts face a teacher shortage , Credit: Mark P. Urycki
Organization gives teachers just 5 weeks of training before the classroom but its model may grow.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:44

  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: District 5 board member Lisa Woods , Credit: Mark Urycki
A look at the 5 new State Board of Education members in Ohio taking office in January 2017

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
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An Academic Distress Commission has overseen Lorain City Schools since 2013. The goal: to improve the district’s student achievement. BUT accordin...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
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Lorain City Schools will get a new Academic Distress Commission and a Chief Executive Officer. Despite improved test scores in the district, Lorain...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
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Short wrap with pro-charter and anti-charter education advocates commenting on Betsy DeVos

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:23
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The Ohio Department of Education on Thursday released report cards evaluating all of the state’s schools. They show nearly 60 percent of schools re...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:03
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The state school report cards are out and, just as leaders warned, the grades are much lower than usual, with just a fraction of Ohio’s districts s...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:02
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Educators, administrators, and parents gathered at Cuyahoga Community College Monday night to weigh in on the best way for Ohio to move forward wit...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:16
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A report commissioned by three groups representing officials from traditional public schools shows what they call a strong link between student per...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: :47
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When report cards came out recently, it was not without controversy. Districts did worse than last year because the tests and the expectations cha...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
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The Cleveland Teachers Union goes back to the drawing board, after a Thursday vote tally showed members rejected a tentative contract with the Clev...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: :59
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Although the Lame Duck Legislative Session doesn’t begin until after the November election, the Ohio Senate Education Committee is scheduled to rec...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: :55
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The state education department says Ohio's largest online charter school severely over-reported how many students actually attended class full time...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:05
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The state’s largest online charter school is crying foul after the education department released a report showing it fell short of its estimated at...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:09