Ohio Schools Superintendent Richard Ross

Newly-released Ohio Department of Education records show data experts were puzzled by some requests from an ex-charter school director whose decision to omit certain failing grades from sponsor evaluations led to his resignation in July.


State schools superintendent Richard Ross has named a three-member panel to advise the Ohio Department of Education on evaluating charter school sponsors.

An Ohio Department of Education official has resigned after acknowledging he excluded failing grades for charter schools in evaluations of the schools' overseers.

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.

More State Grant Money For School Security Available

May 22, 2014

Public and private schools will be getting an additional 17 million dollars in grants from the state to increase security.

A state legislative panel has approved the first round of education innovation grants through Ohio's Straight A Fund.

State schools superintendent Richard Ross has ordered the closures of two Columbus charter schools and wants to question their sponsoring superintendent.

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.