Connie Richards and Olivia Midnight of Worthington are the teenage hosts behind “Kids Interview Bands.” They’ve interviewed more than 100 musicians on their video blog, with members from bands like the Pixies, Barenaked Ladies and Insane Clown Posse. These girls know how to hold their own.
Columbus City Schools officials are going door-to-door this week. They’re urging the families of third graders who still have not passed the state’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 OAA’s.
The state’s education superintendent says a substantial number of third graders have failed Ohio’s reading test and are in jeopardy of being held back because they don’t meet state standards.