Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) http://wyso.org en House Moves Away from Governor’s School Funding Plan http://wyso.org/post/house-moves-away-governor-s-school-funding-plan <p>The Republicans in the legislature dealt several blows to Governor Kasich yesterday, including major revisions in his school funding formula. StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky has this report on what those changes could mean for Ohio’s schools.</p><p>When Governor John Kasich announced his new school-funding proposal, most superintendents around the state were relieved to hear no one would get a funding cut. And there was also a lot of cheering when Kasich said his new formula would mean rich schools got less and poor schools got more.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 31501 at http://wyso.org House Moves Away from Governor’s School Funding Plan Official Report Cards Finally Released http://wyso.org/post/official-report-cards-finally-released <p>After a 6 month delay Ohio school officials (today) released school report cards for 2011-2012. The state’s data scrubbing investigation delayed the report cards. The investigation continues to cast a cloud on some grades.</p><p>Finally, Ohioans get to see their schools’ ratings in the nice, clean PDF format they’re used to, instead of those confusing and incomplete spreadsheets the Department of Education released in the fall.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:04:00 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 29651 at http://wyso.org School Funding Projections Full Of Surprises http://wyso.org/post/school-funding-projections-full-surprises <p>Last week, Governor Kasich unveiled his new school funding formula with a lot of fanfare but few details on what it would actually mean for districts. Now, districts are finding just how much they would get under the new formula. StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports some people are surprised by the numbers.<br> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:53:34 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) & Emily McCord 28680 at http://wyso.org The Year Ahead in Education http://wyso.org/post/year-ahead-education <p>2012 saw many education reforms in Ohio. . Students got new tests and requirements. Teachers got a new evaluation systems. Charter schools and universities saw changes as well.&nbsp; But as StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, the New Year will bring plenty of changes to the way the state’s schools are run.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:47:48 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 26895 at http://wyso.org Ohio House Passes Report Card Bill, Heads to Senate Next http://wyso.org/post/ohio-house-passes-report-card-bill-heads-senate-next <p>There has long been talk of updating the way Ohio grades its schools. The current report cards rely on a complicated evaluation system that many say is imperfect. But, yesterday the Ohio House approved a bill that would simplify and toughen that report card system.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:35:00 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 25788 at http://wyso.org