Archives: Schools

Common Core: What it Means for Students and Teachers

Starting this school year, Ohio teachers and students are working with a new set of educational standards called the Common Core. Proponents say it helps students learn to think critically. But opponents fear a loss of teacher autonomy. We’ll learn what the Common Core is– and isn’t– and weigh what it means for Ohio students and educators.

Columbus City School Levy Follow-Up

This hour, we look at how the election results from November 5 will affect Columbus City Schools.

OSU Basketball: Final Four/Ohio Test Scores and Possible Cheating

The Ohio State University Men’s Basketball team is heading to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament this weekend. We’ll talk about their season and the upcoming game. Then, new research shows that many schools show the same patterns on standardized tests as those found in Atlanta, where cheating cases were uncovered… What does this mean?

Merit Pay in Ohio Schools

Merit pay in Ohio Schools is in the process of being established. How should we rate our teachers and judge and reward their performance in the classroom?

Impact of State Budget Cuts on School Funding

What will the impact of budget cuts to school-districts mean for education in Ohio?