Please tell the state school board to fire Ross and bring in the type of education leader Ohio deserves.
For too long, state school superintendent Richard Ross has hurt our kids and wasted our money by covering up for failing charter schools. It’s time for the Ohio State Board of Education to fire Richard Ross as Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.
We need new leadership.
As State Superintendent, Richard Ross allowed his staff to break the law by scrubbing data from an official state report card for charter schools. The staff deleted F grades received by some for-profit charter school operators -- who also happen to BIG Republican donors.
Read more about the data scrubbing
We need your voice to demand the Ohio State Board of Education stand up for kids and stand up to pay-to-play politics by immediately firing Richard Ross.
Ross also secretly developed a plan for Youngstown schools without notifying the State Board of Education – the very body able to hire and fire him – while they themselves discussed their own plan.
Read more about Richard Ross’ deceptive actions
These actions are only the latest in a long pattern of indifference and charter school cover-ups during Ross’ tenure. To view a chronology of the more recent cover-ups, click here.