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A Recommendation that Ohio Cut by One Third its Number of School Districts Stirs Controversy

One of the most controversial recommendations to emerge from Monday's report from two think tanks calls for cutting the number of school districts in Ohio by one-third from 611 to about 400.

Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the study by the Brookings Institution and the Greater Ohio Policy Center contends trimming the education bureaucracy is one way to help achieve a goal that's actually the TITLE of their study: "Restoring Prosperity"