Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
WOSU News Archives For: March 2, 2012
Rick Santorum’s lead over Mitt Romney appears to be shrinking in the Ohio GOP primary race. The latest poll from Quinnipiac University gives Santorum a 35-to-31 perecnt lead. That’s within the poll’s margin of error, and down from the 36-to-29 lead Quinnipiac reported just four days earlier. Ohio primary voters head to the polls on [...]
The latest jobs report says Ohio added 32,800 jobs in January.
About 200 students came to the OSU Oval to protest tuition costs and the increased privatization of public education.
Ohio is joining 44 other states in adopting new “Common Cores” standards that advocates say will measure a depth of understanding in a few core areas instead of only touching on many subjects. But there’s been some criticism that the new system will still “teach for the test.” How do you think student progress should [...]