GOP state representative who called public schools ‘socialism’ to chair Ohio House Education Committee. ODP Chairman David Pepper said Brenner’s appointment is “yet another example of how out of touch this legislature has gotten from the mainstream, common-sense values of Ohio families.”
Former Student Reveals He Was Paid To Alter State Tests
COLUMBUS – New allegations concerning the Dayton Horizon Science Academy in a report aired on WHIO-TV Friday night and in a Dayton Daily News story on Sunday. Both reports featured testimony of a graduate at Dayton Horizon Science Academy. Hakkimte Sun, a former student of Dayton Horizon Science Academy, told reporters he was paid by administrators to fill in answers on hundreds of State standardized tests.
Explosive Memo from Dayton Charter Tells of School Violence, “Condoms” in hallways
COLUMBUS – A top official at the embattled Horizon Science Academy in Dayton wrote a 2014 memo describing “condoms in the hall,” sex in the in-school suspension room and teachers who “watch movies all the time.”
Democratic gubernatorial nominee and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on the statewide results of the third grade reading test. The results, released yesterday, show that over 12 percent of Ohio’s 3rd graders did not pass and are at risk of being held back.
Editorial By: Brent Larkin was The Plain Dealer’s editorial director from 1991 until his retirement in 2009. Photo at left: Akron businessman David Brennan, founder of White Hat Management, with his trademark white hat – The Plain Dealer File Photo.
Given a choice between siding with what’s best for taxpayers or contributors, Ohio’s Republican-run House will almost always choose the latter.
When it comes to consistently selling out their constituents, House Speaker Bill Batchelder and his crew have no peers. Rare is the occasion when good government bests a good-sized check.