Interdistrict open enrollment can help many kids, but in Ohio, some public school districts remain less than “open to all.”
Introduction of vouchers leads to higher outcomes for pupils remaining in public schools.
States should use proficiency rates cautiously because of their correlation with student demographics and prior achievement—factors that are outside of schools’ control.
It’s been a long road to comprehensive charter reform in Ohio, but the legislation that overwhelmingly passed last week drew bipartisan support and praise from editorial boards across the state.
Though fraught with controversy and political peril, shuttering bad schools might just be a saving grace for students who need the best education they can get.
Private schools that accept voucher students struggle to make ends meet, but are strikingly mission focused, often with a crusader’s zeal to educate every child that comes through their door, bearing a voucher or not.