student religious expression

Ohio Senate committee previews amendments to education overhaul

BY: - February 15, 2023

After hearing more supportive testimony Tuesday for an overhaul of the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio’s Senate Education Committee previewed amendments planned for the legislation. The Buckeye Institute and the Thomas Fordham Institute both entered their support of transforming the department into a more workforce-centric state agency with a leader under the governor’s  umbrella. Those […]

Student religious liberty bill passes Senate, heads back to House with COVID-19 amendments

BY: - June 11, 2020

Update 6/11/20 The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 164 with all the amendments added in the Senate. A bill originally introduced to expand student religious expression in schools was unanimously passed Wednesday by the Ohio Senate with numerous COVID-19-related amendments impacting schools next fall.  The bill was considered twice this week in the Senate […]