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: September 15, 2010
States such as Ohio are hoping that development in the green energy sector will put residents back to work. But a new study by Ohio State University suggests that current efforts are not likely to generate large numbers of jobs.
Governor Ted Strickland and his republican challenger, John Kasich talked jobs, taxes and trains during a statewide televised debate.
President Barack Obama yesterday urged students to work hard and stay in school. But for many African American boys, staying in school has proven difficult. Despite concerted efforts to close it, Ohio’s high school graduation rate gap between black and white boys remains wide. WOSU reports on the ongoing complex problem.
In Downtown Columbus lots of new buildings, bridges and parks are under construction. The work reminds WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz that no matter how much things change in Central Ohio, some things do not change very much at all.