Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
WOSU News Archives For: January 24, 2005
The US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on an agreement with the livestock industry that it says will reduce air pollution from so-called factory farms. In Ohio there are about 140 of these farms including the Buckeye Egg Farm and large dairies and hog operations. But not everyone thinks it’s a good deal.
One of Columbus’ oldest retail stores is calling it quits. Schottenstein’s original store on the city’s southside will close soon….a casualty of declining sales. Community leaders say the store on South Parsons Avenue helps anchor an aging neighborhood and its closure will mean more than the loss of a few bargains. W-O-S-U’s Tom Borgerding reports.