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: April 1, 2014
Student loan debt in the U.S. now surpasses $1 trillion. Ohioâ€™s senior U.S. senator Sherrod Brown blames the private loan industry for intentionally making loan terms difficult to understand. Heâ€™s pushing legislation that would make loan terms more clear. The bill is called the Know Before You Owe Private Student Loan Act.
The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state.
A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature.
Columbus Public Health now offers special clinics for the mumps vaccine.
An Indiana Guardsman has pleaded guilty to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle when he was stopped in Ohio.
The annual report covers every execution in Ohio since 1981 when the state reinstated the death penalty. Four people joined that list in 2013.
Early voting begins Tuesday in the state. In-person voting hours are mostly from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in all 88 counties. Voters also get the Saturday before Election Day to cast a ballot.
A central Ohio sheriff has lost his bid to get on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.