National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Columbus City Schools officials are going door-to-door this week. Theyâ€™re urging the families of third graders who still have not passed the stateâ€™s third grade reading assessment test to enroll their students in summer school or other help sessions.
Through May 16, schools around the state will be testing their students using the Ohio Achievement Assessment, also known as the OAAâ€™s.
The stateâ€™s education superintendent says a substantial number of third graders have failed Ohioâ€™s reading test and are in jeopardy of being held back because they donâ€™t meet state standards.