National ranking slips

Ohio’s schools rank 23rd in the nation. In 2008, we ranked 5th. This change in ranking was big news during the past week or so, and some observers are blaming our governor. During John Kasich’s tenure, unemployment has decreased – but child poverty has increased. Progress Ohio notes that nearly 1 in 4 of our kids lives in poverty. Check out the CEA Voice for more on this story.