House Bill 2's changes to community school law effective Feb. 1More
Misapplied school foundation funding
Obtained a favorable decision in a $40 million lawsuit filed on behalf of three large metropolitan school districts against the Ohio Department of Education claiming that ODE misapplied the statutory school foundation funding formula to the detriment of the school districts.
House Bill 2 moves to Senate, two new bills duplicate – and add to – potential harms to school district sponsors and their community schoolsMore
House Bill 2 prohibits sale of goods and services from community school sponsors (including districts) to community schoolsMore
Ohio budget bill: Community school provisions affecting traditional public school districtsMore
“Operational independence” update: Attorney General issues opinionMore
“Operational independence” status reportMore
Clarification of ODE’s expectations regarding conversion school “operational independence”More
Update regarding ODE “operational independence” challenge to conversion community schoolsMore
Report of meeting with ODE regarding conversion school/sponsor district "operational independence"More
ODE orders conversion community schools to sever operational ties with sponsor school districtsMore
Calculation of state foundation funding
Recovered $6 million in an action against the Ohio Department of Education in a matter involving the calculation of state foundation funding for public school systems.