Education

Dem legislators criticize State Report Card Study Committee final report

BY: - December 18, 2019

Three Ohio legislators say more needs to be done to address assessment of the state educational system, including an overhaul of school and district report cards. State Rep. Lisa Sobecki, D-Toledo, state Sen. Teresa Fedor, D-Toledo, and state Rep. Phil Robinson, D-Solon, all spoke out against the speed and result of a task force that […]

Bill to give tax deduction for college expenses introduced by bipartisan Ohio House members

BY: - December 16, 2019

Two bipartisan Ohio House members introduced legislation Monday that would allow individuals to deduct up to $4,000 per year from their Ohio income taxes for college-related expenses, the two announced in a news release. State Reps. John Rogers, D-Mentor-On-The-Lake, and Gary Scherer, R-Circleville, announced the introduction of the “Blair Deduction,” calling it the most recent […]

Wealth and income inequality in America continuing to explode

BY: - December 11, 2019

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching our eye: The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent is writing about, “The massive triumph of the rich, illustrated by […]

Bipartisan proposal to eliminate ‘step therapy’ for Stage IV cancer introduced

BY: - December 10, 2019

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching our eye: No more ‘fail first’? Ohio Public Radio’s Andy Chow is reporting that bipartisan Ohio lawmakers “are […]

Catching our eye 12.5.19

BY: - December 5, 2019

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching our eye: Love to see it. Toledo Blade’s Jon Chavez is reporting that, “with just a month […]

Catching our eye 12.4.19

BY: - December 4, 2019

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. We will publish this section in The Rundown as well. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching our eye: Out of darkness comes […]

Ohio teachers union speaks out against religious liberties bill, sponsor decries ‘urban myths’

BY: - December 2, 2019

As Ohio teachers speak out against a “Student Religious Liberties Act” that was passed by the Ohio House, the lead sponsor of the bill is calling out “inaccuracies” given about the bill, which he says have been spread by the media and “misinformed individuals on social media.” House Bill 164 amends certain sections of the […]