WOSU News Archives For: July 1, 2008

Franklin County Commission Funds Summer Music Lessons.

12:00AM
July
1, 2008

Franklin County Commissioners spend most of their $314,000,000 General Fund budget on justice and public safety. But, they also provide $28,000 for free lesson on piano, guitar and other stringed instruments for children in low-income families.

Arts, Social Studies Advocates Want More Classtime.

12:00AM
July
1, 2008

State lawmakers and education leaders say high-tech businesses are blooming, so it’s time to focus on educating kids in science, technology, engineering and math – otherwise known as the STEM curriculum. But advocates for the arts, social studies and other courses say the classes shouldn’t be cut to give STEM room to grow.