From the daily archives: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Earlier this week we wrote about Ohio House Bill 7, which is described as a “Safe Harbor” law for students, protecting them from negative ramifications based on the 2014-15 state standardized tests.

Today, on Ohio Public Radio*, Senator Peggy Lehner, chair of the Senate Education Committee that passed the bill out of committee last week and sent it to the full Senate for a vote (it passed today unanimously), said:

“For the 2014-15 school year only, student test scores on end of course exams or on any of the 3-8 achievement assessments cannot be […]

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Bibi Came But Didn’t Conquer

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So what did we learn from the gaudy Netanyahu road show on Tuesday?

Despite his contrite assurance that he meant no disrespect to President Obama, his presence at the podium did exactly that. You had to assume in the end that he didn’t love the president, which is how Giuliani would have rated it.

When Bibi said he “deeply regretted” that his appearance was interpreted as a political event, you sat back and waited for his flim to head into his flam. It was fair to consider that the prime minister is up for election in a few weeks and […]

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