Published Online: February 12, 2008
Published in Print: February 13, 2008, as Ohio

State of the States

Ohio

Gov. Ted Strickland (D) • Feb. 6

Gov. Strickland would like to make every high school student who meets certain academic requirements eligible to spend the 12th grade in an Ohio public university, tuition-free. After that year in college, under the proposal he unveiled in his speech in the legislature, students would graduate with a high school diploma and advance to sophomore year in college. He also proposed expanding his control over K-12 education by creating a new director of the state department of education, to be appointed by the governor, who would oversee the department and the board of education. The board-appointed state superintendent of schools would remain, but in a more advisory role.

Vol. 27, Issue 23, Page 22

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