Archives: Greg Harris

The “Parent Trigger” and Columbus Schools

One in 5 Columbus city schools qualifies for a parent takeover. This is according to the “parent trigger,” which allows parents to overhaul chronically under-performing schools–but only in Columbus. We’ll look into the origins of the measure and discuss what happens to students, teachers and administrators if parents decide it’s time for a change.

Repealing the Common Core

The new school year is just around the corner, and Ohio plans to align its standardized tests with the Common Core curriculum. Opponents see this as a federal takeover of public education and are working to pass a bill eliminating the Core. This hour we’ll hear from both sides, and discuss the future of standardized education in Ohio.

Education Reform in America

Former Washington D.C. Chancellor of Public Instruction Michelle Rhee has fought for education reform in America for years. On this hour, Michelle joins us in studio to talk about her latest work with an advocacy group she founded and her new book coming out in February.

Education Reform in America

Former Washington D.C. Chancellor of Public Instruction Michelle Rhee has fought for education reform in America for years. On this hour, Michelle joins us in studio to talk about her latest work with an advocacy group she founded and her new book coming out in February.