September 26, 2012: Canton Repository

'Ohio 8' Urban School Districts Target Data System

Canton Repository, September 26, 2012

Ohio 8 Coalition school districts have encountered numerous problems with the Ohio Department of Education's Educational Management Information System (EMIS). The Ohio 8 stated that they would like to work with the Ohio Department of Education to address the problems. 

“I would like the message to be that we would like to work with the state to ensure that
the system is efficient, because it’s really not efficient right now,” said Dayton Public
Schools Superintendent Lori L. Ward, who has a background in information technology.


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