Education

Proposed bill would prevent ‘sport specialization’ in Ohio schools

Coaches restricting their student-athletes from playing other sports? Rep. Joe Miller, D-Amherst, who moonlights as a basketball referee, says that should be out of bounds.  He...

U.S. House votes to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student...

Senate mulls legislation to shore up college transfer process

A state Senate committee is looking over a bill that would shore up the college transfer process for students weary of losing completed coursework...

Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus sets 2020 goals for reproductive rights,...

Just weeks after the birth of her twin daughters in 2004, state Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, went to an emergency room with severe abdominal...

State data shows 25,600 homeless students in Ohio. That number has...

On any given weekday, about 25,600 homeless students — 1.5% of all enrollees — walked into Ohio’s K-12 schools, according to state data from...

U.S. House to vote on upending DeVos student loan forgiveness policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is expected to vote this week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts...

Teachers union funds books for Ohio schools, urges State to do...

What would you do with your piece of a $50,000 grant to help bring back Ohio’s school libraries? Teachers in a Parma school hope to...

National group: Ohio among the worst in religious equality

A national civil rights organization that monitors states’ measures regarding religious equality has called Ohio one of the worst in the country.  Citing anti-abortion legislation...

Ohio policy areas to watch in 2020

Ohio legislators proposed more than 700 bills in 2019, with fewer than two-dozen being signed into law. That means the state senators and representatives have...

Grants, incentives offered to boost early childhood care in Ohio

In an effort to expand a state-mandated childcare rating system and improve the quality of childcare, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services...
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