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Teachers' Expectations for Students Colored by Race

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:18 AM

Race matters, according to a new study measuring high school teachers’ expectations for black students.

The survey involving 16 thousand high school teachers around the country finds black teachers are more optimistic about black students than white teachers are.

Researchers at American University and Johns Hopkins would pick a 10th grader and then ask two of his teachers (one white and one black)  about how far they thought the student would go in school.

Drop out? PhD?

A Look Back on The Common Core in 2014

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Lorain eigth grade social studies class

Bill Rice

This fall, Ohio’s school districts officially aligned to the set of math and English standards adopted by the majority of the country.

Parent Trigger ‘Pilot Project’ In Columbus Has No Takers

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 11:36 AM

school buses in a row

Larry Darling / Flickr

Improving low performing public schools is a problem that has troubled educators and parents for decades.

This year, Ohio is trying a new tactic - allowing for parents to take over a troubled school.

Change to Rules Dealing with Specialty Education Positions Takes Next Step

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Ohio flag

Jeff Kubina / Flickr

The state is one step closer towards changing the rules on music and art teachers along with other specialty positions.

But it could still be months before the plan is finalized.

House Bill Caps Amount of Time Allowed for Standardized Testing

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:18 PM


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Lawmakers want to set a limit on the amount of time spent on mandatory state testing in schools.

Many believe the cap is just scratching the surface of a bigger problem.

Bill To Repeal Common Core Clears House Committee

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 6:26 PM

sexyappleAn Ohio House panel has passed a Republican proposal to repeal Common Core learning standards in the state, sending it on to the full House.

Teach For America Enters Third Year In Ohio

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America, speaking in 2009

Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America, speaking in 2009

Here's What Several Education Groups Think about Potential Common Core Repeal

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:00 PM

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A participant's tshirt at one recent anti-Common Core rally.

Ohio House Republicans Lead New Charge to Repeal Common Core

Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM


The Ohio Channel

School districts have spent years preparing to implement the education standards known as Common Core -- which are set to start this coming school year.