WOSU News Archives For: March 2, 2012

Poll: Santorum’s Lead Shrinking

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The latest Quinnipiac University poll says Rick Santorum's lead over Mitt Romney shrank three points between Monday and Friday.
1:07PM
March 2, 2012

Rick Santorum’s lead over Mitt Romney appears to be shrinking in the Ohio GOP primary race. The latest poll from Quinnipiac University gives Santorum a 35-to-31 perecnt lead. That’s within the poll’s margin of error, and down from the 36-to-29 lead Quinnipiac reported just four days earlier. Ohio primary voters head to the polls on [...]

Ohio Unemployment Falls Again

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About 11,000 Ohioans left state unemployment rolls in January.
9:31AM
March
2, 2012

The latest jobs report says Ohio added 32,800 jobs in January.

Ohio State Students March To “Reclaim Education”

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Students gather on the steps of Bricker Hall before taking a list of demands to the office of OSU President Gordon Gee.
7:55AM
March
2, 2012

About 200 students came to the OSU Oval to protest tuition costs and the increased privatization of public education.

How Should Student Progress Be Measured?

7:19AM
March
2, 2012

Ohio is joining 44 other states in adopting new “Common Cores” standards that advocates say will measure a depth of understanding in a few core areas instead of only touching on many subjects. But there’s been some criticism that the new system will still “teach for the test.” How do you think student progress should [...]