School Funding

WCBE files

The Columbus Board of Education last night approved a plan to cut 61 staff positions in the upcoming school year, as part of a larger plan to head off a looming deficit triggered by reduced state funding.  

WCBE files

The Columbus City Schools' board held a special meeting Wednesday night, to hear about revised recommendations to the list of possible budget cuts necessitated by reduced state funding.

Ohio Public Radio

The relationship between Ohio Governor John Kasich and education leaders has been troubled for years.

Ohio Board of Education member A.J. Wagner has resigned because he's leaving the state.

85 Percent Of Local School Funding Issues Pass Statewide

Nov 4, 2015

The Ohio School Boards Association says voters approved 94 of the 110 school funding issues on local ballots in the state Tuesday.  

There will likely be a funding increase for K-12 public education in the next state budget, since lawmakers scrapped Goveror John Kasich’s proposal that would have resulted in less money for half the state’s more than 600 school districts.

Ohio largest teachers' union says it welcomes Governor John Kasich's effort to increase the money going to schools but questions how individual district allotments are being determined.  

Education leaders are sorting through the details of Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposed changes to the state's school funding formula.

The state budget office has released preliminary district-level spending figures out of Ohio Governor John Kasich's proposed changes to the school funding formula.

Ohio Governor John Kasich's two year state budget proposal changes the school funding formula.

SUPCO Hears School Tax Case

Sep 11, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has heard arguments over a school district's funding move that resulted in an unexpected tax increase. 

The Constitutional Modernization Commission is examining how the state's founding document can resolve the ongoing school funding debate.

The way community colleges in Ohio earn the money they receive from the state has changed. 

When Ohioans go to the polls tomorrow, they are likely to vote on school board candidates.

A left leaning think tank says the proposed two year state budget would help private and charter schools but would hurt public schools.

Ohio Senators Say New Budget An Improvement For Schools

May 30, 2013

Ohio Senators are calling their new budget plan "a work in progress" but they are touting it as a major improvement in funding for public schools.

Education Official To Talk With State Lawmakers

Feb 14, 2013

The head of the Governor's Office of 21st Century Education says he'll present figures to an Ohio House budget-writing committee that prove the new school funding proposal delivers on Governor Kasich's promise to help poor districts the most.

Businesses And Schools Await Kasich Education Plan

Jan 29, 2013

The Ohio Business Roundtable is urging Governor John Kasich to push hard on education changes in his state budget plan.