School Report Cards Two Education Groups Critical Of State's School Report Cards By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 7, 2017 education.ohio.gov The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a strong supporter of charter schools, says state report cards on public schools are unfair to those with high poverty rates. Lawmaker Wants To Change State School Report Cards By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 21, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The poor grades for many school districts in the latest round of state report cards has upset some parents and school officials. State School Report Cards Have Mixed Grades By Ohio Public Radio & Jim Letizia • Sep 14, 2017 Ohio’s newly-released school report cards rank the Columbus City Schools among the lowest performing districts in the region, despite an improvement in elementary school literacy. Early State Proficiency Test Results Show Improvement By Jim Letizia • Jul 14, 2017 Early test results are showing academic progress by Ohio's public school students. Study Links Academic Performance To Household Income Levels By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 22, 2016 A report commissioned by three groups representing public schools shows what the groups say is a strong link between academic performance and household income. Most Central Ohio School Districts Fare Poorly In Latest State Report Cards By Jim Letizia • Sep 16, 2016 Fifteen of 19 Columbus area school districts got F grades in the state's latest school report cards for academic achievement gaps. More than two thirds got A's for graduation rates. CCS Gets "D" Grade In Latest State Report Cards By Ohio Public Radio, Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 26, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Newly-released state report cards show fewer Ohio school districts got an "A" grade on a key performance measure. Opting Students Out Of Tests Brings Trouble For Report Cards By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 12, 2016 Facebook Last year, frustrated parents spurred a movement by pulling their kids out of the annual standardized tests. Study Shows Growing Achievement Gap Between Poor and Rich School Districts By Associated Press • Jan 25, 2016 An analysis of Ohio Department of Education school report-card data shows the achievement gap between low-income and wealthier school districts continues to widen. Columbus Schools Get D Grade For K-3 Literacy By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Jan 15, 2016 innovationohio.org The Columbus City Schools have received a grade of D in a main area of the state's report card. Release Of School Report Cards Delayed Until Next Year By Jim Letizia • Nov 27, 2015 innovationohio.org The release of school report cards are being delayed. State Says CCS Academic Struggles Continue By Jim Letizia • Sep 12, 2014 The Ohio Department of Education says the Columbus City Schools met only 2 of 24 academic performance standards last year. Why State School Reports Aren’t So Helpful to Parents By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 2, 2013 Ohio collects data about school performance, most of it based on standardized tests. Local Schools Receive State Report Cards By Jim Letizia • Oct 18, 2012 Two-dozen local school districts received the state's highest honors on this year's report card.