From Thomas B. Fordham Institute:

There are also some more abstract differences. According to a recent report from R Street, Delaware has a long history of positive public-private partnerships. Ohio has been trying to better connect the public and private sectors, but there has been considerable pushback to such efforts in the K–12 arena. The report also notes that Delaware’s state culture—known as “the Delaware way”—makes hammering out cross-sector and across the aisle deals smoother. Considering the contentious education debates that have lately dominated headlines, the same probably can’t be said for Ohio.

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