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Child Care Leaders ‘Outraged’ at Ohio Senate’s Removal of Quality System in Budget Proposal

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Child Care Leaders ‘Outraged’ at Ohio Senate’s Removal of Quality System in Budget Proposal

By Susan Tebben The removal of the Step Up to Quality child care standards system as proposed in the Ohio Senate’s version of the budget was not only against the wishes of some child care leaders, but also came without any warning. “It was calculated,” said Dawn Blalock, co-owner of the Little Miracles Early Development Center. […]

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Educators Favor House School Funding Overhaul Over Senate Version

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Educators Favor House School Funding Overhaul Over Senate Version

By Susan Tebben Officials representing Ohio’s teachers say the Senate’s new version of the public school funding overhaul leaves much to be desired, unlike the House version it would replace. “It is a matter of political will and it’s a matter of priorities, and prioritizing public education just doesn’t seem to be where the Senate is […]

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New Bill Proposes Sexual Abuse Prevention for Schools

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal New Bill Proposes Sexual Abuse Prevention for Schools

By Susan Tebben A bipartisan bill seeks to mandate child sexual abuse and sexual violence prevention education in Ohio schools. The bill was introduced this week, and requires “age-appropriate instruction” in child sexual abuse prevention for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The education would include resources and available counseling for children who are sexually abused. For […]

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CCS Facilities Master Plans Seeks Community Input

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCS Facilities Master Plans Seeks Community Input

Columbus City Schools is asking for community input for its Facilities Master Plan. The plan is taking a regional approach to discussing the future of Columbus City Schools’ buildings and facilities. “This is a critical moment in our District where we have an exciting opportunity to talk about what is the future of our buildings,” said […]

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CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

This month, the Columbus College of Art & Design launched The CCAD Way, a new strategic plan that sets a path for the college’s next six years. The plan was designed by CCAD’s Student Agency and launched by CCAD President Dr. Melanie Corn, the second during her tenure. It includes key objectives that focus on […]

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Advocates Say Ohio’s Student Debt Collection Methods are a ‘Barrier to Students’

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Advocates Say Ohio’s Student Debt Collection Methods are a ‘Barrier to Students’

By Susan Tebben The debt owed to the state of Ohio through defaulted payments like student loans is nearly 12 times the amount the state invests in higher education over a two-year budget cycle. That $63 billion, confirmed by the collection agency for the state — the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, includes things other than student […]

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Hilliard City Schools Sees Mental Health Hospitalizations Surge During Pandemic

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Hilliard City Schools Sees Mental Health Hospitalizations Surge During Pandemic

By Jake Zuckerman Eighty-four students at Hilliard City Schools have been hospitalized for mental health issues during the pandemic, officials say, an estimated fourfold increase over the average year. The district, home to about 16,000 students, has also seen 660 students contract COVID-19, seven of whom were hospitalized with the new disease, according to state and […]

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