The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
WOSU News Archives For: December 13, 2011
A federal court settlement in a pollution case against a Columbus factory will allow Columbus elementary school students to get hands-on science instruction. Students in ten southside elementary schools next year will be taking some classes at the new Metroparks Scioto Peninsula Audubon Center.
The Ohio Christian Alliance and other groups want students to more closely study “founding documents.” Democrats want to include documents about women’s suffrage and the Civil Rights movement.
Public schools have denounced a plan to expand private school vouchers. Now the state’s largest teacher union says a plan to scale back that expansion doesn’t go far enough.
Gov. John Kasich says he has concerns about the legality and the family impact of drug tests for people getting cash assistance from the state.
The Governor’s comments come as lawmakers in Illinois are considering a $275 million incentive package to keep the company in suburban Chicago.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is getting a lot of flack for trying to bet Rick Perry $10,000 in Saturday’s debate. What’s the largest bet you’ve every made, won, lost?