Education

Community learning centers will help school districts cope with COVID-19 disruption

Earlier this month, Gov. Mike DeWine announced $355 million in budget cuts for K-12 education for the last two months of this fiscal year....

Ohio Senate committee discusses future of Ohio’s K-12 education

An Ohio Senate committee brought representatives from several education groups together to discuss what school districts will need to start the new school year...

Education bills seek to end EdChoice, academic distress commissions

A series of bills set to be considered by the Ohio House go after the EdChoice voucher program, look to end academic distress commissions,...

Higher ed. problems preceded pandemic, more systemic, employees say

Budget cuts are touching every aspect of education, but those who work in higher education say while the pandemic did have a major impact,...

Universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

Teachers celebrated ‘Appreciation Week’ at home. Then DeWine cut their funding.

John Wells has a purpose for showing his language arts students the movie “Mean Girls” in class. He does so to teach the storytelling device...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but that critics...

Hundreds of millions in budget cuts to hit all areas of...

The education parts of the $775 million in budget cuts Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has announced will cover everything from line items at school...

Legislators seek delay in school forecasts as cuts to education announced

House Democrats want to give school districts temporary relief from planning their economic future while the state plans multi-million-dollar cuts to education. In a new...

Pandemic could have major impact on census data

There was a Ferris wheel destined for Athens, Ohio.  When Mayor Steve Patterson was thinking of ideas to help boost participation in the 2020 census,...
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