Today, Ed FitzGerald launched the nation’s largest college affordability plan of its kind in Cuyahoga County. Here’s a look at what Governor Kasich has done for Ohio’s college students and their families:
A report published by the Akron Beacon Journal yesterday found that, while “charter schools received the largest funding boosts per pupil in the most recent state budget, state legislators are toying with the idea of giving them more money to fix Ohio’s dropout problem at a time when charter schools are reporting record-high dropout rates.”
Today, State Auditor candidate and State Representative John Patrick Carney voiced concerns to educators and community members in Wayne County about the growing trend of local public tax dollars being lost to failing charter schools across the state.
The most recent Ohio Department of Education report card data shows thousands of dollars in school funding are being diverted from highly ranked public schools to lower ranked or failing charter schools.
Ed FitzGerald Joins Teachers, Parents, Students to Announce His Plan for Universal Pre-K in Ohio
Outside the Early Learning Center in Westerville, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced his plan to bring universal pre-kindergarten to Ohio. Alongside students, teachers, and parents, FitzGerald spoke of the benefits universal Pre-K will have for Ohio’s schools, working families, and the economy.
In a speech to the Ohio Education Association, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced six principles that will guide his education policy as Governor.