Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Starting in 2014, it’s going to be a lot tougher to graduate from an Ohio high school and get into an Ohio public college or university. 2014 seems a long way off, but WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says we all should start planning now.
Ohio Senators Wednesday approved a bill to eventually force all Ohio college-bound high-schoolers to take a beefed-up curriculum, if they want to move directly to a four-year, state-supported university.
A proposed new law would require students to take rigorous courses in high school if they want to attend a four-year, state-supported university in Ohio.