U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education has restricted the initial flow of a 71 million dollar charter school grant to Ohio, pending further assurances the state can responsibly oversee the money amid an investigation into the state's former school choice director.

Ohio has received a 71 million dollar federal grant to expand charter schools even as state authorities review possible data scrubbing by a former school-choice director and lawmakers push fixing charter oversight.

Ohio State University says it is undertaking several initiatives to reduce sexual assaults on campus, including mandatory awareness training for all freshmen next year.

Changing Rooms For OSU Marching Band Designated

Oct 16, 2014

Ohio State University has begun designating specific rooms for changing in and out of marching band uniforms during road trips, as part of an effort to undo the band's sexualized culture.

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to close a four-year investigation into Ohio State University's handling of campus sexual abuse allegations.

The University of Toledo is one of four U.S. colleges under investigation for its handling of a sexual assault case. 

State Programs For Disabled Ohioans Could Lose Millions Over Contractors

Dec 2, 2013

Programs for disabled Ohioans could lose 30 million dollars due to a dispute between federal and state officials over whether Ohio is complying with federal requirements for such programs.

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.

High School Graduation Rate Increases

Jan 22, 2013

The U.S Department of Education says graduation rates at Ohio's public high schools are improving.