Ohio Department of Education

Ohio education officials say $10 million is available for a new school mentorship program.  

The Ohio Department of Education says the Columbus City Schools met only 2 of 24 academic performance standards last year.

Franklin County prosecutors are reviewing a state audit accusing a former school superintendent of spending public money on himself. 

Columbus City Schools

The Ohio Department of Education says a recent recalculation of some school ratings changes the eligibility list for a program providing vouchers for private schools to students at consistently underperforming public schools.

State Changes Report Cards For 20 Columbus City Schools

Aug 14, 2014
State Auditor's Office

The Ohio Department of Education has recalculated report cards for 20 schools in the Columbus district, as well as schools in four other districts, after correcting for errors resulting from improper data tampering.

Opponents of charter schools made serious allegations during a Statehouse rally earlier today.

The State Controlling Board has approved 37 applications for "innovation" grants from nearly 200 schools and educational entities. 

Ohio Department of Education

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is standing by the head of the state education department in the wake of the controversy surrounding a Dayton charter school.

An appeals court has put on hold a judge's order that the Ohio Department of Education sponsor a downtown Cincinnati charter school to keep it operating.

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.