Finding accurate information about the state’s plan to retain third grade children who are performing poorly in reading has been challenging. Even State Superintendent Heffner is having a problem with the actual impact of the law if the Columbus Dispatch is to be believed.
“State Superintendent Stan Heffner estimated that roughly 15,000 third-graders would have missed the mark and been held back.” (Columbus Dispatch, 4/26/12)
As also noted in the article, 15,000 students would represent nearly 12% of Ohio’s current third grade students.
This is ridiculous, we need to end the discussion of this plan once and […]Full Story... →
Categories2018 Activism Budget Civil Rights Congressional Races Economy ECOT Education Environment Fair Elections Federal Governor's Race Governor DeWine Guns Health ICYMI Justice Labor LGBT Ohio Legislature Plunderbund Plunderbund Action Portman Safety Senate Race State State Government Statehouse Races Statehouse Races Swing State Voices Taxes and Spending Trump Women's Rights