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House Vote Nears On Ohio Charter School Changes

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Stricter reviews on low performing Ohio charter schools are part of a bill in the Ohio House that could pass Thursday.
7:26AM
March
26, 2015

A bill cracking down on low-performing Ohio charter schools and imposing a host of new accountability standards on sponsors could hit the House floor Thursday before lawmakers leave for spring break.

A Report Outlines Changes To Improve Ohio Charter Schools

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11:40AM
December
16, 2014

A report released this morning on Ohio’s charter schools finds that many continue to struggle with performance, despite their growing number.

Columbus School And City Leaders Await Legislative Action

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Some Columbus leaders are backing a House bill to allow the Columbus City Schools to share voter approved levy money with charter schools.
8:06AM
May 28, 2013

It’s been a rough school year for Columbus City Schools. The district is under investigation by the State Auditor’s office and the FBI for tampering with student attendance data and grades. And the struggling district has a history of less-than-stellar academic results.