Any Way You Want It, That's The Way You Need It? | davidebowman
It's been quite a run recently for Ohio's schools. We made national news a few weeks ago with a politically motivated education bill in the Ohio House that would destroy our science and social studies curriculum. Not to be outdone, The Ohio State Board of Education followed that up with proposed changes to 5 of 8 requirements, which would lower requirements and jeopardize essential services like art, gym, music, counseling services, librarians, and other support personnel in our districts - but in defense of the proposed change would significantly enhance the profit potential of for profit charter schools. Well, it didn't take long for the Ohio House to see that bet and then raise the stakes. Yep, today they doubled down on stupidity by including an amendment to House Bill 343 that would change the way our teachers are compensated so that districts can just do whatever they want. The chairman of the House Education Committee, Gerald Stebelton was quoted by cleveland.com as saying