Ohio Education. Unmet needs. Spending. Spending. Low Bar. Proficient? Reading Math 3 rd grade … 57-69% 3 rd grade …. 58-79% 4 th grade ... 47-76% 4 th grade …. 48-71% 6 th grade … 35-60% 6 th grade …. 40-57%
What do we do?
Several states including Florida and Texas have had third-grade reading requirements in place for about a decade. Florida has seen the percentage of fourth graders who can read at a fourth grade level rise since putting the requirement in place, as measured by the NAEP. Texas has not
5. Mandate that both original and final offers from the unions and the governing body be made public immediately after the first meeting.
10. Remove income cap on school vouchers and increase to be available to all students.
13. For core subjects (e.g., math, English, history, chemistry, etc.), high school teachers must have mastery (a minimum of 24 semester hours, or a college degree or major) in the subject they are teaching.