Stephen Dyer is an Education Policy Fellow at Innovation Ohio and a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Akron. Dyer was previously an award-winning journalist with the Akron Beacon Journal, and a former State Representative representing Ohio’s Summit and Portage counties. Dyer recently spent a year as a fellow with the Education Policy Fellowship Program through the Institute for Educational Leadership in Washington, D.C.
Last week, Ohio’s legislature passed their COVID-19 emergency package. And while there were some much needed and positive things in it (no standardized tests this year, no report cards), the bill also settled the contentious debate over what to do with next year’s EdChoice performance-based voucher program. A bit of background: Next year, due to legislative changes, […]