Ohio Sends Dollars with Students to Private Schools, Forgoes Review of Financial Needs

12:00AM
August
17, 2006

52 million state dollars went to Ohio students attending in-state private colleges last year. The Ohio Board of Regents distributed the college aid in nine-hundred-dollar chunks by way of the Ohio Student Choice Grant. The Board requires that every grant recipient be an Ohio resident attending one of the state’s 63 private colleges but does not require review of a family’s income.

Progress and Problems Nourishing Ohio’s Children

12:00AM
August
1, 2006

Low-income parents and children face a challenge during June, July and August. The meals that the United States Department of Agriculture provides to public school are harder to come by in the summer. Organizations like “Children’s Hunger Alliance” have worked so that this year more of Ohio’s children are getting the same nutrition they need.

“Blue Jacket” drama responds to research questions

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July
14, 2006

Outdoor Theatre is a traditional summer activity for Ohioans and for visitors to Ohio. Tecumseh in Chillicothe, Trumpet in the Land in New Philadelphia and Blue Jacket in Xenia. But, research at Wright State University on the genology of the Shawnee Chief challenges the historical truth of the script’s content. W-O-S-U’s Elizabeth Brown reports on how the show “Blue Jacket” is handling the challenge.