LATEST NEWS from CAPE Ohio: General Election, November 6, 2018

Candidates for November Election Respond to CAPE Ohio
Questionnaire on Public Education

Read what the candidates have to say about public education.

CAPE Ohio asked candidates running for office in Central Ohio, State of Ohio, and Ohio Congressional Districts in the November election to complete a questionnaire on public education. The questionnaire asked candidates which of the 13 Principles of the CAPE Ohio Vision for Public Education are consistent with their views and provided space for comments.




What Is CAPE Ohio?

As citizen advocates, we defend the concept of public education as envisioned by the nation’s founders. At the same time, we seek the transformation that will improve and advance learning so that all students thrive. (Read more about CAPE Ohio)



Our Vision for Public Education

Recent cycles of reform have treated public education as if it were a large manufacturing concern, with controllable inputs and raw materials. Education is different. (Read the CAPE Ohio Vision)


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Principles for Redefining Public Education

We hope that decision makers—students, parents, teachers, boards of education, legislators, administrators—will use these principles in developing policies and practices before it’s too late. (Read the Thirteen Principles)