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Education
5:04 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Official Report Cards Finally Released

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.

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.

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Education
9:37 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Ohio to Flag 'Scrubbing' Districts' Report Cards

Ohio's education chief has informed eight school districts accused of altering attendance data that report cards they've been issued since 2010 will be flagged until a state Education Department investigation is completed.

Acting State Superintendent Michael Sawyers also gave districts where state Auditor Dave Yost found evidence of so-called scrubbing until March 15th to respond to his findings.

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Education
9:30 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Four Advance in Ohio School Superintendent Search

Four candidates have made the final cut in Ohio's search for a new schools chief.

Finalists named Monday include Gov. John Kasich's top education adviser, Richard Ross. The former Reynoldsburg superintendent helped craft Kasich's school-funding plan. Current Interim Superintendent Michael Sawyers is also a finalist.

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Education
2:33 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Panel Discussion Focus On Student Mobility Problems In Montgomery County

A group of education advocates and administrators are leading a panel discussion Tuesday morning to discuss the impact of how students moving from school to school impairs a their academic success. WYSO’s Emily McCord reports the group is trying to raise awareness so schools are better equipped to handle what’s called “student mobility”.

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Education
6:53 am
Thu February 7, 2013

School Funding Projections Full Of Surprises

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.

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