FAIR FUNDING HB110 as part of the Senate Budget Hearings – May 2021
Testimony written or in person from our endorsers to the Senate Primary and Secondary Education Committee May 2021 on keeping the Fair School Funding Plan in HB 110 in the state budget. (link)
Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy (link) – report on “What The Ohio Constitution Requires Regarding the Public Common School System”
October 2019 – The Heights Coalition prepared a research paper for Rep. Janine Boyd and Sen. Sandra Williams on voucher funding and its impact on districts based on information supplied by the Legislative Service Commission.
-Executive Summary (pdf) -Full Report (pdf)
Cleveland.com report Rich Exner shows that median income and every part of district report cards are directly correlated. Look at all the graphs that show this (link)
The Heights Coalition For Public Education’s main position is on our homepage – the one community members endorse to become part of our organization. Here are our position papers that give more details:
Susie Kaeser’s OpEd in the Plain Dealer June 9, 2019 on the need to ban testing and the League of Women Voter’s new position
-Susie Kaeser: March 2018 on HB 512 taking power away from elected state board.
Links we think are important:
Northeast Ohio Friends of Public Education https://www.neofpe.org/
Jan Resseger’s blog in general. Worth reading.
-Of particular note:
September 11, 2019 summary of economist Howard Fleeter’s work analyzing education funding in Ohio specifically equity issues around the Cupp-Patterson legislation. (link)
Blog by Thomas Tultican – Chronology of events that are destroying public education
Innovation Ohio’s listing of how much money has been lost to ECOT between 2012-2016 (link)