On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
WOSU News Archives For: December 4, 2007
More than a hundred Ohio teachers have just received what is called the highest credential in the teaching profession – the designation of being a “national board certified teacher.”
Most Ohio school districts do not allow paddling to discipline students, but a few districts continue to permit the practice. Some state legislators are pushing for a new law that would ban corporal punishment in all districts.
Ohio is one of several states that are suing a major tobacco company over ads it placed recently in a popular magazine.
Millions of toys have been recalled this year – many of them because they contained high levels of lead. With the holiday gift-giving season in full swing many people are worried which toys are safe to give children. But the concern does not stop there. This year many charitable organizations implemented new procedures to ensure their toy donations are not harmful.
Nearing the peak of the holiday season, there are conflicting stories in the news. Home foreclosures are up, food pantry lines are longer while at the same time, retailers report a banner start to the holiday shopping season.WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee urges people to take note of the contradiction.