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: January 18, 2013
Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to hold this year’s State of the State away from the statehouse again.
Students and staff at Linden McKinley STEM Academy are mourning the loss of 15 year old freshman Kaewaun Coleman. Coleman was fatally shot Thursday afternoon during a fight among a group of teens about a block away from the school.
The latest unemployment data from the state shows a 6.7 percent unemployment rate in December, down slightly from 6 point 8 percent in November. But another survey of businesses shows the workforce shrank in December.
More than a hundred Ohio teachers and school principals got some special training Thursday: They gathered in Columbus to learn ways to possibly prevent and respond to violent attacks like the one that killed 26 last month at a school in Connecticut.
During the housing boom, subdivisions replaced soybeans and corn in many Central Ohio farm fields. Farmland preservation efforts grew as farmers fought against sprawl. Well, a lot has changed. Now agriculture is more profitable than housing. And as WOSU reports, farmers at the Ohio Farmland Preservation Summit have had to change course.