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EdChoice frozen in Ohio omnibus coronavirus bill

The fight over private school vouchers is yet again on hold, this time to clear the way for the state’s coronavirus response. As part of...

Internet providers commit to keep Ohioans connected during self-isolation, school closures

The closure of schools has caused disruption to students’ schooling and every day routine, so some internet providers are committing to help. Several high-speed internet...

EdChoice among legislation up in the air as Statehouse work paused

The April 1 deadline looms for the Ohio legislature to decide on a plan for the state’s private school voucher program. The telework policies...

Ballot issues on hold amid election day confusion

As the pause in the election continues, cities and school districts are left hanging on whether the funding they have asked for from voters...

Census vital to rural infrastructure, services, mayors say

From a McDonald’s parking lot to a Ferris Wheel on West Union Street in Athens, mayors across the state are pushing every method of...

U.S. Senate votes to ax DeVos student loan policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded...

Bipartisan bill coming to make charter schools nonprofit, public

Two House members have come together with a bill looking to make charter schools more accountable to taxpayers. The “Community (Charter) School Operator Accountability Act”...

State asks for Ohio Supreme Court dismissal in EdChoice lawsuit

The state of Ohio is asking the state Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit demanding EdChoice vouchers be distributed as planned before the Ohio...

EdChoice stalls, decision due in less than a month

The EdChoice decision needed in less than a month seems to have stalled, and legislators are still not in agreement as to what the...

Dems berate Betsy DeVos at heated Capitol Hill hearing

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats tore into the Trump administration’s annual budget request for the Department of Education at a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. The...
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