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Columbus City School union bus drivers say I told you so

12:00AM
January
26, 2007

Columbus Public Schools resumed classes today after having to close due to a lack of bus drivers. A contract company the system uses to drive buses discovered it had not completed background checks on its drivers. Now union workers are speaking out about the problem with contract employees.

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.

OSU Student Waits To Be Evacuated From Beirut

12:00AM
July
19, 2006

Hundreds of Americans are still waiting to be evacuated from Lebanon while the French and Britains left last week. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with Ohio State University student, Jennifer Wallace, who is in Beirut waiting to leave. Wallace has been studying Arabic and volunteering in Beirut for four weeks at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. Click on the listen icon to hear the interview.

Cost of college going up – Part 2

12:00AM
May
4, 2005

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees meets Friday to consider the next round of tuition increases. Several other state colleges and universities have already raised tuition and related costs, prompting students and their families to sharpen their pencils and determine how to pay the bills.

Cost of College Money Going Up

12:00AM
May
3, 2005

The cost of a college education is rising faster than inflation and faster than the median income for families likely to have college-aged children. To pay the bills, an increasing number of students and families are turning to loans, and the cost of those loans is about to take a big jump.

Cost of College Money Going Up (2)

12:00AM
May
3, 2005

State colleges and universities in Ohio are in the process of raising tuition and related costs for the coming school year. Meanwhile, Students and their families are sharpening their pencils and trying to figure out how to pay the higher education bills.

More universities require students to have health insurance

12:00AM
February
17, 2005

College students are a young and generally healthy bunch, but each year students are forced to drop out of school because of massive medical bills. On some campuses as many as 30-percent of students are uninsured.

Students try to get their peers to the polls

12:00AM
October
28, 2004

Young people and college students aren’t traditionally a very powerful voting block. But with the intense focus on Ohio this presidential election season, student leaders at Ohio state are trying to mobilize their peers.