WOSU News Archives For: October 21, 2013
Next month, Columbus School District voters face a big decision – whether to approve a 24 percent increase in school taxes. City and School leaders promise the schools levy will bring reform and improve the troubled district.
Ohio State sits behind Alabama, Florida State, and Oregon in the first round of Bowl Championship Series rankings released Sunday evening.
After nine months of soul searching and numerous public hearings – supporter of the school tax increase say the “Levy is the Reform.”
Voters, for the first time, are being asked to approve local property tax funds for independently run charter schools. The Charter school sharing proposal is the most controversial policy aspect of the $75 million request.
Reformers on Mayor Coleman’s education commission say the surest way to boost long-term overall student success is to make sure children are ready for kindergarten. Leaders promise to spend $8.5 million of the levy to pay for additional more pre-school classes.