Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
A recount will get underway next week in Groveport Madison, after a school levy was narrowly defeated earlier this month.
Ohio’s state school board has picked a top education adviser to Republican Gov. John Kasich as the new superintendent of public instruction.
When it involves fixing data, it’s called “scrubbing.” And it’s rife with temptations: rosier district report cards, added funding and sometimes employee bonuses when performance improves.
Ohio’s state auditor says he’s turned up four more school districts that removed poor-performing students from their rolls.
A statewide audit following evidence of manipulation of attendance reporting in some Ohio school districts is set for release Feb. 11.
2012 brought new evaluations for Ohio teachers, new reports cards for schools, and new testing for some students. More change could lie ahead.
An investigation by Ohio public radio stations and the Columbus Dispatch showed the state does not have any policy regarding the use of seclusion rooms in schools, and many school misuse or overuse the rooms.
A judge has ordered a former central Ohio school resource officer to stay in jail while awaiting trial on charges that he coerced sexual behavior from two teens at the high school where he worked.
Columbus City Schools attorney Buzz Trafford said school officials only had a few hours to go through the State Auditors interim report. But they took exception to much of what they read.
After weeks of delay, the State Board of Education has decided to release preliminary report card data on school districts and buildings. But even that incomplete data won’t be public until the end of the month and will not contain many of the hallmark rankings.