Charter Schools: Information and Resources
Additional Reading Materials
Listed below are some articles from Combus Dispatch
FY14-15 Education Budget Resources
LWVO FY14-15 Ed Budget Conference Call Background Information This document summarizes the current status of school district budgets and refers to two Policy Matters reports (also attached) and some data (also attached) prepared by Bill Phillis, Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy of Schools, about the effects of charter school deductions on school district budgets. Click here to view the document.
LWVO Chart FY14-15 Budget This chart describes possible policy changes for education; relevant LWVO positions; and possible LWVO responses. Click here to view the chart.
Policy Matters Ohio, "State Budget and Ohio's schools: Big cuts, hard choices, local impacts" by Wendy Patton, Piet van Lier, and Elizabeth Ginther. January 19, 2012. Click here to see the report.
Policy Matters Ohio, "Testimony of Wendy Patton to the Extended Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education" July 18, 2012. To view testimony, click here.
"Latest Resident and Community School Per Pupil Averages for FY12" This is data prepared by the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy and provides information about how much is being deducted from school district foundation aid to support charter schools. Click here for more information.
Summary of Youngstown League findings on Local School Finance.
Click here to read LWVO Lobbyist Testimony