J.D. Davidson

Ohio policy group applauds U.S. Supreme Court decision on school tuition

(The Center Square) – An Ohio policy group called Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that states cannot deny students or families financial aid for attending…

DeWine tells Ohio school leaders arming teachers remains optional

(The Center Square) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, in a letter to school superintendents around the state, called arming teachers in classrooms a serious local…

Virginia’s Youngkin proposes gas tax holiday, restores school choice in budget amendments

(The Center Square) – Virginians could pay less for gas over a three-month period and early release of some state prisoners could be delayed if the…

26 AGs challenge new sex-based discrimination federal guidance

(The Center Square) – Half of the state attorneys general in the country want the Biden administration to walk back new federal guidance on sex-based…

Reduced training to arm Ohio teachers becomes law

(The Center Square) – Ohio school boards can put armed teachers in classrooms with one day of training, rather than the previously required month, after Gov.…

DeWine says he will sign bill to arm Ohio teachers more easily

(The Center Square) – In a marathon session before its summer recess, the Ohio General Assembly passed a series of bills aimed at school safety, including…

Bill to make it easier to arm teachers in Ohio passes Senate

(The Center Square) – Ohio teachers would need less than a day of training before carrying a gun to school, rather than the currently required…

Ohio bill would protect students’ faith

(The Center Square) – Professors at Ohio colleges and universities could be required to accommodate students’ religious beliefs and practices if a bill recently passed by…

Policy group wants Ohio to use ARPA money to fund students first

(The Center Square) – An Ohio policy group believes the state should use federal funds to expand private school options for students and parents and increase…

Ohio’s universal pre-K proposal receives mixed reviews

(The Center Square) – A group of Ohio economists believes a statewide universal pre-kindergarten program would boost the state’s economy and be important as a…

DeWine, 16 other governors oppose federal charter school intervention

(The Center Square) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined 16 other governors in a letter calling on the Biden administration to remove a proposed rule…

Governor vetoes bill to fund Kentucky charter schools

(The Center Square) – Saying Kentucky public schools are underfunded, Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a bill that would have funded charter schools in the state for…

Beshear vetoes CRT, transgender athlete bills

(The Center Square) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed two bills that affect public schools: one that would have prohibited teaching some critical race theory elements…

Ohio Republicans introduce bill that would ban teaching of sexual orientation in lower grades

(The Center Square) – Legislation introduced in the Ohio House would prohibit teachers from using curriculum on sexual orientation or gender identity in lower grades…

Ohio bill would force school curriculum, materials be posted online for parents

(The Center Square) – An Ohio lawmaker wants the state to follow several others across the country and have school districts post their curriculum and…