School districts try to prevent school choice by not letting low-income parents know their options

June 03, 2014 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

In order to prevent low-income parents from using scholarships to send their kids to private schools, two Ohio school districts are refusing to release the names of students who would be eligible for the scholarship.  The school districts recognize that if parents are made aware of their options, then many students will leave the failing schools, ...


Will Cincinnati award contracts based on race?

September 30, 2015 | By RALPH KASARDA

  Last year the City of Cincinnati agreed to pay a California-based company about $1 million to analyze city contracts for evidence of discrimination. The disparity study, which was actually completed in July, was finally released to the public this week. According to one news report, the study found disparities in City contracting that may & ...