J.D. Davidson

J.D. Davidson is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience in newspapers in Ohio, Georgia, Alabama and Texas. He is a regional editor for The Center Square.

Ohio bill would stop schools from tracking students’ web activity

(The Center Square) – Public school districts in Ohio could soon have access limited to school-issued computers used by students and monitoring students’ web-browsing activity during non-school hours. A bill that… Read More

June 10, 2024
Ohio releases model student cellphone policy for schools

(The Center Square) – Ohio’s model cellphone policy for school districts throughout the state keeps phones out of students’ hands completely for the entire school day. The state’s policy comes after… Read More

May 31, 2024
Ohio Senate proposes resolution on Title IX

(The Center Square) – An Ohio senator wants state lawmakers to send a message to the U.S. Department of Education to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity from Title IX. U.S. Read More

May 22, 2024
Public Education
Ohio school system faces $90M deficit from COVID-19 spending

(The Center Square) – Continued hiring and millions in building projects pushed an Ohio public school system to a financial cliff, including a projected $90 million deficit by 2028, state Auditor… Read More

May 21, 2024
Bipartisan push to balance religion, free speech on Ohio campuses

(The Center Square) – A group of bipartisan lawmakers wants to balance religious freedom and free speech on college campuses throughout Ohio with a new law. The proposed plan, developed with… Read More

May 17, 2024