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Public Education
Ohio school district accused of inappropriate gender, sexuality conversations

(The Center Square) – A suburban Columbus school district has 21 days to respond to a federal lawsuit the school’s superintendent said is filled with misstatements and mischaracterizations. The litigation… Read More

January 20, 2023
Culture, Legislation
Study finds majority of parents considered switching schools for their kids; many want more information

In the past year, more than half of parents considered a different school for their children, a new study revealed. Rates were highest among African… Read More

January 17, 2023
Public Education
Ohio senators plan another attempt to remove state school board power

(The Center Square) – Ohio Senate Republicans took another swing at stripping power from the state board of education and superintendent by introducing a bill Wednesday afternoon that revisits a… Read More

January 12, 2023
Legislation
Fordham study finds positive impacts of Ohio’s EdChoice program

(The Sentinel) – A new study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute should allay concerns that school choice programs won’t benefit marginalized students. The Fordham study, authored by Ohio State… Read More

January 5, 2023
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Dec. 26-30)

New Christian school opening in Kentucky – Co-directors Charlotte Burton and Carrie Oliver announced the opening of Highlands Latin School Owensboro. The non-denominational, faith-based school will open in 2023 and… Read More

December 30, 2022
Public Education
Akron teachers strike for school safety, more discipline

School violence has become so bad in Akron, Ohio, teachers are planning to strike when the spring semester commences. Akron Education Association (AEA) announced its… Read More

December 30, 2022
Culture
Ohio students closer to getting religious accomodations

(The Center Square) – Ohio colleges and universities could soon be required to develop a policy that would provide religious accommodations for students following the General Assembly’s passage of bipartisan… Read More

December 27, 2022
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Dec. 12-16)

New Jersey Christian school fills shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child – Students and staff at Atlantic Christian School in the Egg Harbor Township of New Jersey filled 69 shoeboxes with… Read More

December 16, 2022
Culture
Ohio’s bid to keep transgender athletes out of women’s sports fails

(Daily Caller) – The Ohio state House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would have banned transgender athletes from competing in sports outside of their biological gender, despite… Read More

December 16, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Christian teacher forced out for refusing to endorse transgender ideology is fighting back

An Ohio public middle school forced a Christian teacher to resign for refusing to refer to students by pronouns inconsistent with their biological gender. Now Vivian Geraghty, a… Read More

December 15, 2022
Public Education
Ohio Senate passes bill to remove power from state school board

(The Center Square) – The Republican-dominated Ohio Senate approved a plan Wednesday that would remove most power for the state Board of Education and place it with the governor. The move… Read More

December 8, 2022
Public Education
Akron public schools riddled with violence, distressing parents and teachers alike

Violence and fear are now said to be commonplace in Ohio’s Akron Public Schools, reportedly putting both students and staff in harm’s way on a daily basis. … Read More

December 5, 2022
Culture, Public Education
School district lets students use restrooms matching their gender identity; parents sue

Parents and students have filed a lawsuit against their Ohio school district over its policy allowing students to use bathrooms matching their stated gender identity.   Bethel Local… Read More

December 2, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
School choice could expand to nearly all students in Ohio if bill passes

(The Center Square) – School choice options in Ohio could expand to nearly every student if a new bill works its way quickly through the Ohio Legislature during the lame duck… Read More

December 2, 2022
Public Education
Ohio giving another $50 million for school safety

(The Center Square) – Ohio will add another $50 million to a growing total of state money for security upgrades at more than 700 schools across the state. The $57.8… Read More

November 30, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Ohio school board settles free speech case after ban on critical comments at board meeting – but new policy will bar any comments about employees

An Ohio school board has reached a settlement with a resident who sued after being prevented from speaking at a board meeting about a controversy over the district superintendent. Read More

November 28, 2022
Public Education
Senate Bill would wrest most authority from Ohio State Board of Education

(The Center Square) – Legislation introduced to the Ohio Senate proposes to overhaul the Ohio State Board of Education and remove nearly all its authority and duties. Read More

November 21, 2022
Culture
Changes to Ohio gender bill means another meeting

(The Center Square) – A bill that would have banned gender reassignment surgery for minors remains alive in the Ohio House but without the ban and with a parental notification requirement. Read More

November 18, 2022
Public Education
Ohio teacher arrested, charged for alleged involvement in prostitution sting

(Daily Caller) – An Ohio high school teacher has been suspended after being caught in a prostitution sting, according to a statement from the county sheriff’s office. Wayne D. Horsley,… Read More

November 2, 2022
Public Education
Ohio high school’s ‘radicalism’ class includes lesson on homeless encampments from sex worker

(Daily Caller) – An Ohio high school class dedicated to exposing students to “radical” viewpoints hosted a sex worker to discuss homeless encampments, according to posts from the sex worker’s… Read More

October 25, 2022