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.
School & District Management Eligibility for Federal School Improvement Grants Helped Ohio Students, Study Says
Academic achievement at Ohio schools eligible for School Improvement Grants during the Obama administration increased for a few years, a new study says, but SIG's legacy remains complicated.
Education Funding Is LeBron James' New School Really the First of Its Kind?
The LeBron James Family Foundation has partnered with Akron Public Schools to create a school for at-risk students with a STEM-focused curriculum and extensive wrap-around services.