The state's largest online charter school operator is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn a Franklin County Court of Appeals ruling that the Ohio Board of Education legally ordered it to repay 60 million dollars in state aid.
The Ohio Board of Education and the state's two largest teachers unions have publicly opposed a bill in the Ohio House consolidating the Ohio Departments of Education and Higher Education with Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation.
One of the nation's largest online charter school operators is suing the Ohio Board of Education over its vote to have the school repay $60 million that was disputed because of a lack of justifying documentation.
The head of the Ohio Board of Education is recommending smaller roles for the panel and the state superintendent, citing faults with the existing governance structure and concerns about too many groups trying to craft state education policy.
A three-member panel appointed by the outgoing state school superintendent has recommended to the state school board 22 ideas on how to reform and restore the public perception of the charter school system.