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Column: 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee Will Keep Students in School

In this Plain Dealer column, State Superintendent Richard Ross explains why Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee will help reduce the number of dropouts and ensure that students are learning critical reading skills that they’ll need throughout their education: No one enjoys a good magic trick as much as children, as they look in amazement to […]

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Editorial: Increasing College Graduation Rates is Good for Ohio’s Economy

Governor Kasich’s budget proposal includes a plan to help Ohio universities boost their graduation rates rather than a focus on building enrollment. This Enquirer editorial explains why that’s good for Ohio’s economy: Fewer than three in 10 adults in the Greater Cincinnati region have college degrees, and only a quarter of Ohio residents do. Those […]

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Editorial: Gov. Kasich’s School Funding Plan Deserves Praise for Thoughtful Solutions

In this editorial, the Canton Repository praises the work done by Gov. Kasich’s team in crafting a school funding model that addresses issues critical to schools and sets Ohio on a path to give our kids a better education: Mountains of number crunching will necessarily follow the unveiling of Gov. John Kasich’s school funding plan […]

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[Recording] Gov. Kasich’s Virtual Town Hall – ‘Achievement Everywhere’ Explained

Governor Kasich recently hosted a Virtual Town Hall to explain his proposed education funding and plan to lift student achievement around the entire state. Toward the second half, he and a panel of education leaders also took questions from Ohioans via Facebook and Twitter. Here is the recorded broadcast in case you weren’t able to […]

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PD: Gov. Kasich’s Attempts to Raise College Graduation Rates Deserve Praise

Ohio’s newly proposed higher education formula is receiving praise for a shifting focus onto helping students complete their degrees. The Plain Dealer has more in this editorial: Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s penchant for breaking the mold in higher education deserves applause once again. Fresh off his success having Ohio’s public college presidents work collaboratively to […]

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