WOSU News Archives For: January 15, 2013
Ohio schools’ now have a set of guidelines to follow when it comes to their use of seclusion rooms and restraints. The State Board of Education passed a policy regulating seclusion and restraint at their board meeting Tuesday. Seclusion rooms are small rooms used to isolate students, and restraints are when a student is held [...]
The Ohio Department of Transportation has unveiled a new web tool to help drivers avoid traffic jams and road closures.
The Ohio Attorney General is advising employers about limits to the information the state provides through criminal background checks.
Democrats in the Ohio Senate say they’ll work this session on bills to curb gun violence, improve ballot access and support healthy, financially stable families.
State agriculture officials are looking into what they call a strange discovery of nine cow carcasses found early Tuesday.
The county is using a federal grant to train veterans in disaster psychology, urban rescue, first-aid, and fire safety.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says his upcoming education bill will give school districts the ability to design programs that pay bonuses to teachers for high student performance.
After a four-month lock-out, the Columbus Blue Jackets begin their season Saturday night in Nashville against the Predators. Many hockey fans hope the new labor agreement will help teams like Columbus and Nashville become more competitive. But as WOSU reports, relief for small market franchises, like the Jackets, will be minimal.