This week we welcome Treye Johnson, program officer at the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, as guest blogger.
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I spent Saturday afternoon watching the memorial service for John Glenn, televised from OSU’s Mershon Auditorium, as did many others around the country and here in Ohio.
Today Philanthropy Ohio presented the feedback from its 10 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regional meetings to the State Board of Education and other state policy leaders. The ESSA state plan (replacing No Child Left Behind) must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in early 2017.
That $750 million price tag is what’s causing distress among education advocates, including Lisa Gray with Philanthropy Ohio, a group that supports strong standards and effective assessments.