Childhood innocence and generosity is apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
Ohio parents have been spending millions on school supplies and equipment for their children, plus an extra six per cent or so on top of that for state and local sales taxes. A newly-formed taxpayers group is hoping that, before the start of next school year, there will be a three-day sales tax holiday, but Ohio legislators have been cool to the idea for several years.
Thousands of Ohio educators and policy makers are shopping for equipment and educational supplies at the annual Ohio School Boards Association conference. Educators walked from booth to booth at the convention looking for new technology ideas for the classroom. Vendors showcased products that they say will help students learn and achieve.