Charter Backers’ Own Report Shows ‘Little To No Progress In Ohio Charter School Performance’

COLUMBUS — A report by Stanford’s Center for Research on Educational Outcomes (CREDO) commissioned by the charter cheerleader Fordham Institute concluded there has been “little to no progress in Ohio charter school performance” over the past 10 years, according to Cleveland.com. “Since the charter reforms of 2015, we’ve learned that Ohio taxpayers were scammed by

Rep. Dave Joyce’s Campaign Finances Draw New Scrutiny

Former Campaign Treasurer Embezzled Tens of Thousands, While Former Chief of Staff Took $104K From Campaign COLUMBUS — New revelations that U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce’s former campaign treasurer allegedly embezzled more than $80,000 from the congressman’s campaign raise new questions about an ethics complaint filed last year against Joyce’s chief of staff for violating federal

Ohio Dems Elected to Party Leadership Roles at DNC Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At this week’s DNC winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper was re-elected vice president of the Association of State Democratic Committees (ASDC), representing the Midwest, Vice Chair Rhine McLin was re-elected secretary for the ASDC, and former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory was elected as one of the

Ohio Senate Dems Focus On Workers And Families, While GOP Pushes Extremist Agenda Dictated By Lobbyists And Special Interests

COLUMBUS — Ohio Senate Democrats yesterday unveiled a family-friendly, pro-worker agenda that puts the people first, while Ohio Senate Republicans this week announced a passel of right-wing priorities that are dictated by lobbyists and special-interest groups. “The contrast between the Democratic agenda for Ohio and the GOP’s extremist priorities is crystal clear,” said Ohio Democratic

ICYMI: Dolan’s Radioactive Roads Bill Moving Forward Despite Serious Public Health Concerns

In case you missed it… Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan defended the use of a radioactive deicing solution on Ohio’s roadways in a Cleveland.com article Sunday, and while environmental watchdogs are raising questions about public safety, Dolan is pushing forward with legislation to remove oversight and protections regarding its use. KEY HIGHLIGHTS: Ohio Department of