Education funding overhaul reappears in final budget draft

BY: - June 29, 2021

The Ohio House’s version of a public school funding overhaul won the day after negotiations ended for the new two-year state budget. The conference committee on the budget bill, comprised of members of both chambers of the Ohio legislature, returned to the so-called “Fair School Funding Plan” after the Senate tried to make its own […]

School funding formula makes debut in new GA

BY: - February 12, 2021

The funding formula that would overhaul Ohio’s public school system had its first hearing in House Finance Committee on Thursday. It’s first hearing, that is, of the new General Assembly. The most significant difference between the bill that nearly made it through the legislature last year and this year’s House Bill 1 is the sponsors. […]

Ohio policy areas to watch in 2020

BY: - January 2, 2020

Ohio legislators proposed more than 700 bills in 2019, with fewer than two-dozen being signed into law. That means the state senators and representatives have plenty more to do in 2020, the second and final year of the 133rd General Assembly. As we look ahead to this new year, here are five policy topics to […]