From the daily archives: Sunday, November 24, 2013

Dennis Spisak , 2010 Green Party candidate for Governor of Ohio, has “unofficially” announced that he will be seeking the Green Party nomination for Governor in 2014. His running mate will be Suzanne Patzer, an Instructional Design Supervisor for Columbus State and a community advocate. “We need a Governor and Lt. Governor who will make Ohio greater and greener”, said Spisak.  “Suzanne Patzer and myself are in this race because there are progressive concerns that John Kasich has not addressed nor has offered  any progressive solutions to fix problems facing Ohio today. John Kasich has remained silent.” Spisak listed the following concerns about Kasich: John […]

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Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee law is in full swing this year and since we’ve had last year’s achievement test results, we thought it was a good time to look at the probable impact it will have at the end of this school year.  In addition to the statistics, some of the recent rhetoric surrounding the implementation of Common Core in Ohio has exposed the hypocrisy of Ohio’s Republican-adopted Third Grade Reading Guarantee law.

Let’s start with the hypocrisy around the law (we’ll discuss the statistics in a later post).  When the latest version of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee […]

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