National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
State Board of Education Selects New Superintendent
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Ohio has a new state schools superintendent.
Following a national search, the state Board of Education on Tuesday selected Deborah Delisle, who is superintendent of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District. The 55-year-old Delisle will paid a salary of $194,500 a year.
The other finalist was Catherine Maple Cross, a deputy education secretary in New Mexico.
Current state superintendent Susan Tave Zelman’s last day after nine years is Oct. 31.
She announced in May that she would resign, after Gov. Ted Strickland stated his intent to replace her with an education chief accountable to him instead of the state board.