Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
Gov: Ohio Should Allow More School Calamity Days
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says school districts around the state need their number of weather-related days off increased to accommodate this year’s unusually severe weather.
On Monday, the Republican governor called on state lawmakers and the Ohio Department of Education to act to add a few extra calamity days to school calendars on a one-time basis.
Kasich says many schools have exhausted their five allowable days off for snow or bad weather, or soon will. That means districts will have to extend the school year, which he says would “wreak havoc” on school budgets and schedules.
His call came as the second deep freeze this month was forecast. Temperatures in some areas of Ohio were heading into double digits below zero Monday night.