Ohio's governor is proposing a school-funding overhaul he says will help poor districts compete more evenly while introducing changes to promote innovation and performance.
The plan unveiled by Republican John Kasich Thursday is focused on giving all students the resources to succeed. Kasich's funding plan would boost districts that are lagging in property values and household incomes.
Central State Undergrads will now be able to take master’s-level courses at Wright State University, and use those credits towards their degrees.
In a signing ceremony this morning, scheduled for 9 o’clock, officials from both universities outlined details of the agreement designed to give students an opportunity to jump-start their master’s degree at Wright State while they finish their bachelor’s at Central State.
Governor Kasich is set to reveal his plans to overhaul school funding in the state. There’s very little known about details but as Emily McCord reports for WYSO, it’s likely that digital education will be component.
This week is “National School Choice Week,” and around the country more than 3500 events are planned over the next several days.
Dozens of events aimed at raising awareness around School Choice are taking place in Ohio, and the Miami Valley. Events in Middletown, Troy, Oakwood, Springfield, and last night in Dayton, an event organized by Parents Advancing Choice in Education, or PACE. Program Manager Daria Dillard-Stone says its purpose was to highlight the need to expand educational options for students, and to ask some simple questions.
This week, Gov. John Kasich releases his long-awaited school funding formula to school superintendents and officials, and then statewide in a live virtual town hall meeting Thursday night. Details are scarce but there is a lot of speculation on what might be in this plan.
Gov. Kasich has referred to his formula several times, including in a speech last month.