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This report aims to move beyond the public versus charter school debate and provide a positive vision of equitable schools that severes all students through and innovative community schools program.
This report investigates why kids in areas with high poverty and children of color perform worse in school due to toxic stress. Investment is needed to make schools safe improving communities and their services.
Even though high education leads to higher wages and more productivity, its unafordbility block many students from it. The state should cover a part of cost of college to make it more affordable. The state need to reforem Ohio College Opportunity Grant to better serve for long-term higher education for poor students. The report lists recommendations on how Ohio can help more studnets to access and complete college.
The research has shown that students are better served when educators work together. The interview project shows that teachers have ready to work together, but they need the support of Ohio's government. The reporters suggest how Ohio can support mechanisms that foster colaboration.
Ohio has pressing needs for public investment, from stemming the drug epidemic to preventing infant mortality; fixing the unconstitutional school funding system to making college affordable. Taxpayer revenues should be used for public services that benefit everyone, not for special tax breaks. The House is right in eliminating this tax break. The Senate should concur.
Career college programs cost more than similar programs offered through public institutions. The state should eliminae student aid to institute real oversight measures. The report shows comparisons betweent different programs and gives recommendations on how to resolve the problems.
Since too few children are able to access to good preschool, the Cincinnati decided to add funding source for preschool and K-12 education. High costs of preschools make less family afford it and the school is not enough to serve all children in Ohio. By combining public and pricate programs, Cincinnati will have enough programs for children. The preschool is important for children's future and the overall well-being of the society.
This act augments existing foster care placement practices to ensure educational consistency and contiguity of schooling for children enrolled in municipal foster care institutions. This act requires foster care placement professionals to take into account schooling stability when placing children in foster care environments.
Creates a healthy food zone around schools by regulating the location of fast food restaurants and mobile food vendors.
The state's funding support for education, roads, and water infrustructure has been decreasing. Disinvestment leads to community deterioration impacting the quality of education and local infrustructure. This report recommends policy solutions for counter acting these trends.