Education Policy http://wyso.org en 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 Students Talk Education Policy with Lawmakers at Statehouse http://wyso.org/post/ohio-students-talk-education-policy-lawmakers-statehouse <p>There&#39;s a lot of activity at the Ohio Statehouse this week. Some of it involves students from the Ohio College Access Network and the Ohio Student Education Policy Institute (OSEPI). &nbsp;They are testifying before the Senate Finance Committee - presenting their recommendations regarding Ohio education policy. Senator Chris Widener says it&#39;s the second year the group has appeared before Widener&rsquo;s committee.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:09:59 +0000 Jerry Kenney 15177 at http://wyso.org Obama Gives Education Policy Speech in Dayton area http://wyso.org/post/obama-gives-education-policy-speech-dayton-area <p><span class="article-content"><span>Barack Obama&#39;s education plan focused on raising expectations and resources for schools, bringing innovation to the classroom, and holding teachers, parents and the government accountable for their performance. One feature of the innovation plan includes doubling the funding for charter schools, in part to give parents more choices on where they will send their children.<br /> Tue, 09 Sep 2008 20:19:23 +0000 Emily McCord 5310 at http://wyso.org