Rep. Fedor Responds To Appointment Of New Education Superintendent
Says official must clean up tarnished ODE reputation, put Ohio children first
May 11, 2016
 
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State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo), who serves as the Ranking Member of the House Education Committee, today responded to news that the state Board of Education has unanimously selected Paolo DeMaria as the state’s incoming superintendent of public instruction. 


“I look forward to working with Superintendent Paolo DeMaria to clean up the mess at the Ohio Department of Education and return our focus to doing what is best for Ohio’s children.  


“DeMaria’s extensive background in state finance offers the opportunity to implement a properly-funded education model that focuses on the needs of our children and not the special interests of the well-funded charter industry. 


“It is particularly noteworthy that his selection is supported by of all of the board members elected to their positions by the people. 


“Education in Ohio is moving forward at the speed of trust, and we look forward to engaging with Superintendent DeMaria in a relationship founded on transparency and the common goal of investing in our children’s future.”

 
 
 
  
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