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Former President Clinton Campaigns Again in Ohio

Former President Clinton campaigns for Hillary in Chillicothe Monday. Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland looks on.
12:00AM
February 25, 2008

Bill Clinton today campaigned for his wife in Southern Ohio. The Former President made stops in Portsmouth, Athens and Lancaster. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports on Bill Clinton’s visit to Chillicothe.

Computer Glitch Risk’s Children’s Safety

12:00AM
October
15, 2007

Computer systems experts today are working with county children’s services agencies to eliminate glitches in a critical data-sharing program. At stake: the safety of thousands of abused or neglected children.

Possible regulation of at home day-care providers to come soon

12:00AM
September
25, 2007

Thousands of Ohioans may not realize that the neighbor’s home they are sending their children to for day-care is not licensed by the state. Some legislators and day-care activists are working to change that. They are warning that without a change, some children could die needlessly, and that some already have.

County Commission Tables Proposed Labor Agreement

12:00AM
June
20, 2006

Striking members of a Teamsters Local today picketed the Franklin County Courthouse and tried to drum up support for their position in a labor dispute with the Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency. Union and County leaders are scheduled to meet later this afternoon with a state mediator. Workers have been on strike since June 12th.

Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency Hit by Strike

Teamsters protest outside the Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency on E. Fulton
12:00AM
June 12, 2006

More than half of the 270 employees at Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency failed to report to work today. It’s the first day of a strike by the agency’s 140 Teamsters Union members who say they’re unhappy with a proposed 2% wage increase and a $50 per month charge for health insurance.

Local Woman Helps Parents who lose children

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April
3, 2006

Experts says parents who lose a child to death suffer a devestating grief. One Dublin, Ohio woman who lost her own son is helping others heal.

Pinwheels in the Park mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April
3, 2006

Thousands of colorful pinwheels are planted in Livingston PArk as a colorful reminder that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. WOSU’s Sabrina Hersi-Issa reports

Study: Ohio’s child care industry is among state’s largest

12:00AM
November
17, 2004

A California think tank today hung a dollar figure on the economic impact of child care in Ohio. It’s a big number. And some child care advocates say they’ll use the report to help make a case for more financial help from state and federal lawmakers.

Some children change schools under No Child Left Behind Act

12:00AM
September
7, 2004

The No Child Left Behind Act, passed by congress in 2002, is intended to force schools to improve by creating testing requirements and milestone goals. And if schools fail to meet the goals, the act offers parents the option of transferring their children from under performing schools, to ones that are doing better. But in Columbus not many parents are taking that option.

Sullivant Elem. and ‘No Child Left Behind’ Pt. 3

12:00AM
January
30, 2004

Federal education law has boosted emphasis in elementary school classrooms on proficiency in basic subjects. The Sullivant Elementary School is in a poor neighborhood and is struggling to meet the guidelines.