States How to Talk About Next School Year Presents a Big Test for Education Leaders
State K-12 officials must clearly communicate plans for safety, academics, and mental health, while mixing urgency with nuance.
School & District Management Should Educators, Board Members Be Disciplined for Supporting Anti-Democratic Beliefs?
The fallout from the violent attack on the Capitol building has prompted introspection about how education can help protect democracy.
School & District Management A COVID-19 Lull Gives Way to ‘Borderline Insanity’
When the number of cases started to rise steeply, a school community hammered out a routine. Then a basketball player tested positive.
Law & Courts Appeals Court Rules for Religious Schools in Latest Challenge to Pandemic Restrictions
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, exempted nine religious schools from an Ohio county's school closure order.
Education States Ordering Schools to Close in Response to Coronavirus
"We have a responsibility to save lives," Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said on Twitter. "We could have waited to close schools, but based on advice from health experts, this is the time to do it."
Student Well-Being Like College Athletes, These High School Players Get an Assist on Academics
An unusual program in Cincinnati provides academic coaches to help high school players meet eligibility requirements to stay in the game.
School & District Management Voter Turnout Drops for School Board Elections Where Charters Thrive
In Ohio, enrollments in charters were linked with modest declines in votes cast in odd-year school board elections.
States Charter Debates Could Be Coming to State Legislatures
As new lawmakers and governors get down to business, they’re likely to confront oversight, accountability, and other policy challenges involving the charter sector.
States Ohio Sues Cyber Charter Founder, Pursuing Millions in Disputed Funds
Ohio is seeking to recoup millions of dollars in funds from now-defunct online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
Student Well-Being The Saga of Ohio's Embattled E-School Is Coming to an End
A new state supreme court ruling will allow the Ohio state department of education to seek repayment of tens of millions of dollars from the beleaguered online charter school.