Education

Ohio’s Proposed School Funding Plan

Publication date: 
11/2019

Learn about Ohio’s proposed K-12 school funding plan (HB 305) and what it means for local schools and closing equity gaps between districts. Educational investments are a powerful tool for ensuring high-quality education for all students to succeed regardless of zip code.

Manufacturing Sector Partnerships and Career Pathways

Publication date: 
11/2018

Learn how manufacturing sector partnerships can help close the skills gap and support workforce development and career pathways for Ohioans. Jessica Borza and Sara Tracey, who lead the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association workforce services team, will describe regional, industry-driven workforce solutions; provide examples from emerging and established manufacturing sector partnerships across the state; and define the roles philanthropy can play in the different phases of sector partnership implementation.

UPSTART: A Revolutionary Approach to Early Learning

Publication date: 
09/2018

Learn about Waterford UPSTART, a technology-based, in-home kindergarten-readiness program. UPSTART’s disruptive innovation approach offers new dimensions of affordability, choice and accessibility for developing school readiness and empowers parents to engage in their children’s education. This program began in Utah and is actively expanding to pilots to Ohio and other states.

Ohio's Talent Gap

Publication date: 
08/2018

A public-private partnership crafted this brief to inform policy makers about ways to ensure more Ohioans have access to a bright future and that our state is able to grow and support a thriving economy.

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Education Impact: Council for a Strong America - Ohio

Publication date: 
10/2017

Learn about Council for a Strong America (CSA), a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors and prominent coaches and athletes – totaling more than 9,000 individuals –  who advocate for research-based policies that support children, youth and families as well as communities, states and the nation. In Ohio, they currently have over 400 members.

Education Impact: OhioMeansJobs

Publication date: 
12/2015
Education can propel Ohio’s economy by producing the talent necessary to envision, invent, create and fill 21st century jobs that will support Ohioans and their families. OhioMeansJobs helps students and individuals at all levels, K-12 through post-secondary, with tools for college- and career- readiness. Learn about this innovative public-private partnership – the first of its kind in the nation – and how it helps students and ensures training and support for Ohio's in-demand jobs.

Ohio’s Education Budget 2016-2017

Publication date: 
03/2015
No matter what your interests – as a taxpayer, funder of education programs, employer or parent – you will benefit from a review of the state’s efforts to prepare the next generation of citizens. Philanthropy Ohio’s webinar will include updates on key education policies and the associated budget considerations shaping early childhood to post-secondary reforms.

Ohio’s Charter Landscape: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Publication date: 
02/2015
It is critical for grantmakers to understand the performance of schools in their local communities and across the state. Thomas B. Fordham Institute shared recent research on Ohio's charter school landscape; school report card ratings and performance; and policy recommendations and recent legislative policies introduced to strengthen charter schools across Ohio.

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