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Coronavirus Update: Schools Reopening, Spring/Summer Events & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Schools Reopening, Spring/Summer Events & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 130 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, Feb. 24. As of Thursday, Feb. 25, 78,966 total cases and 857 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 196 […]

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Coronavirus Update: CCS to Hold in-Person Graduations, Pelotonia Returns, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS to Hold in-Person Graduations, Pelotonia Returns, & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 134 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, Feb. 17. As of Thursday, Feb. 18, 77,908 total cases and 852 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 223 […]

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NEXT: Jack-of-All-Trades, Bachelor of Polymathy

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Jack-of-All-Trades, Bachelor of Polymathy

For the last two weeks, I’ve been an avid participant at the (virtual) Polymath Festival, organized by the Da Vinci Network, and specifically by Waqas Ahmed, author of The Polymath. It has been a pleasure meeting like-minded practitioners because, I fear, there are very few such venues or opportunities to do so. A polymath is […]

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New Legislation Would Waive State Testing as Education Gap Worsens

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal New Legislation Would Waive State Testing as Education Gap Worsens

By Susan Tebben As state officials look for solutions to an education gap caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, two pieces of legislation introduced Tuesday hope to give more leniency on state and federal testing. State rep. Lisa Sobecki, D-Toledo, is a cosponsor with Rep. Jeffrey Crossman, D-Parma, on House Bill 40, to make exemptions for students […]

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Columbus Libraries to Reopen for Limited Services Monday

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Libraries to Reopen for Limited Services Monday

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is reopening most of its locations for limited services starting Monday, Feb. 8. Limited services include browsing, pickup for items on hold, returning items, table reservations, use of computers, printing, copying, and faxing, and for some locations, in-person homework and job help. The New Albany Branch will only be open for […]

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Coronavirus Update: Cases Trend Downward, Vaccine Rollout Hitches & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Cases Trend Downward, Vaccine Rollout Hitches & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — COVID-19 cases are continuing to trend downward overall, as are hospitalizations. In Columbus, 264 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, Feb. 3. As of Thursday, Feb. 4, 75,362 total cases and 534 deaths from COVID-19 have been […]

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Ohio Economists: Return to School Will Boost the Economy

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Economists: Return to School Will Boost the Economy

By Marty Schladen Gov. Mike DeWine is trying to get Ohio students back in the classroom by March and he plans to give adults who work in classroom settings priority access to scarce doses of the coronavirus vaccine to bring that about. Doing so will provide a substantial benefit to the Ohio economy both over the […]

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