John Bicknell

Author's details

Name: John Bicknell
Date registered: January 3, 2017
URL: http://watchdog.org

Latest posts

  1. Ohio pauses ESSA implementation — March 15, 2017
  2. A quick guide to Ohio’s changing charter school landscape — February 13, 2017
  3. Ohio charter law shows early signs of success — January 18, 2017
  4. Accel may take over I Can schools in Ohio — January 3, 2017

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Mar 15

Ohio pauses ESSA implementation

Ohio education officials are delaying their ESSA implementation plan until fall, giving the state more time to gather feedback on issues such as statewide testing and teacher evaluations.

The move was popular with the Ohio teachers union and state legislators …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/290971/290971/

Feb 13

A quick guide to Ohio’s changing charter school landscape

A little more than a year out from an overhaul of the state’s charter school assessment system, Ohio’s charter sector is in a period of transition.

Crain’s Cleveland Business has a guide to the changes that have happened and those …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/288319/288319/

Jan 18

Ohio charter law shows early signs of success

Researchers who studied the first year of Ohio’s charter school reforms say the 2015 law is “bringing promising changes to the state’s charter school sector.”

A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute cites tougher oversight of Ohio charter …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/286175/ohio-charter-law-shows-early-signs-success/

Jan 03

Accel may take over I Can schools in Ohio

Consolidation could be coming to Ohio’s charter school sector.

The I Can charter school network is considering turning its schools over to the Accel network, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Accel founder Ron Packard said the move “would be …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/285220/accel-may-take-can-schools-ohio/