With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
State education leaders say schools with high poverty rates can have excellent students. A study released Wednesday found strong leadership is key to breaking the cycle and the stereotypes.
The state has released more data on school performance, but district attendance rates, performance indexes, and overall rating were once again omitted because of the on-going attendance rigging scandal.
State report card scores have been delayed as Ohio Auditor Dave Yost continues to investigate whether districts retroactively changed attendance records to boost state report card scores.
The state school board was meeting in closed-door executive session to decide an interim successor for former Ohio Superintendent Stan Heffner and set a process for selecting his permanent replacement.
The State Board of Education spent much of last summer searching for a new superintendent of public instruction. Now it’s doing it again.
Ohio’s top education official resigned Saturday amid ethical questions about his work for an educational testing contractor. Now Democrats are calling for a criminal investigation.
The state auditor in Ohio says he is expanding an investigation into changes made to student attendance data in several districts to statewide.