Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Department of Education officials say they have forwarded allegations of sexual misconduct, test tampering and other possible criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school to Montgomery County Children Services and Dayton police.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Federal and state officials are trying to get more low-income children to participate in free or reduced-price meal programs this summer.

A Hamilton County judge has ordered the Ohio Department of Education to sponsor a charter school in order to keep it operating.

State school board members in Ohio say they are shocked at accounts of sex games, test tampering and other potentially criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school, and they pledge to investigate. 

The Ohio Department of Education is giving 60 principals, assistant principals and other Columbus City Schools administrators a chance to give up their teaching licenses voluntarily or face a costly process to have them revoked.

A state panel has selected more than 100 schools and educational entities as finalists for grants from an innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich. 

The Ohio Department of Education says report cards for the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo districts for the 2011-12 school year will be recalculated.

A month ago, questions were raised about an alleged list of people at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources who were supposed to be treated as enemies. 

New Third Grade Literacy Testing Coming Soon

Mar 13, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education says third-graders will have three new ways to show they read well enough to move on to the fourth grade.

Governor Kasich is calling on Ohio lawmakers to give the state’s schools extra snow days this year.

ODE Begins Issuing Reports On Data Scrubbing Investigations

Jan 13, 2014

Ohio education officials have confirmed seven of eight school districts identified by the state auditor improperly reported attendance data or engaged in other questionable practices.

Third Grade Reading Test Results Released

Dec 13, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education says today 26 percent of third-graders scored below a new literacy target on reading tests taken in the fall.

A state panel has selected more than 150 schools and educational entities in Ohio as finalists for grants from a new innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich.

An education-funding think tank is releasing new district comparisons it says more accurately reflect the costs of educating poor students.

Why State School Reports Aren’t So Helpful to Parents

Oct 2, 2013

Ohio collects data about school performance, most of it based on standardized tests.

AP Test Scores Rising In Ohio

Sep 26, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education says 9 percent more high school students scored a three or better on advanced-placement exams for college credit last year.

Feds: Ohio Must Provide Autism Treatment

Sep 13, 2013

The U.S. Department of Education is telling state education officials an intensive treatment for autism must be made available to any child who is considered a good candidate.

State's Report Cards For Schools Have New Look

Aug 22, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education says its website has been overwhelmed with visitors seeking access to new school district report cards since their release on Thursday.

State Approves Enrollment Data Fixes

May 28, 2013

Ohio schools that reportedly had errors in certain enrollment data have gotten state approval of plans to fix the issues.

Reported Teacher Misconduct Cases Increase

Mar 21, 2013

The Dayton Daily News reports Ohio Department of Education records show the number of accusations of teacher misconduct have tripled since 2007.