Ohio religious schools, nonprofits to share $6 million for security

(The Center Square) – Safety and security at religious institutions, chartered nonpublic schools, licensed preschools and nonprofit organizations throughout Ohio will share $6 million in grant funding, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Ohio teachers union against new bill that allows veterans to be teachers

(The Center Square) – Ohio’s teachers union believes a bill in the General Assembly that would reduce requirements for veterans to become teachers would also reduce the quality of education… Read More

October 10, 2022
‘Parents Bill of Rights’ introduced in Ohio House

(The Center Square) – Ohio school districts would not be able to discourage or prohibit parental involvement in decisions about their child’s mental health if the General Assembly passes a… Read More

October 3, 2022
Public Education
Ohio school board delays vote on resolution against Title IX changes for LBGTQ students

(The Center Square) – After a meeting that lasted several hours, the Ohio Board of Education now plans to vote in October on an amendment that says biological sex is… Read More

September 23, 2022
Public Education
Parents enraged over email instructing 6th-12th grade teachers not to tell them about their children’s pronouns

A school board meeting in Ohio became heated over an email telling teachers they were not obligated to tell parents when their children change gender pronouns.  An… Read More

September 19, 2022
Ohio bill making it easier for teachers to carry guns in effect

National concern for school safety prompted Ohio to make it easier for teachers to carry guns in the classroom.  House Bill 99 went into effect… Read More

September 16, 2022
Group recommends greater school choice in Ohio

(The Center Square) – A new report from an Ohio policy group recommends four education policy changes that it believes will help state students regain learning losses from the COVID-19… Read More

September 7, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
As teachers’ strike forces remote learning, campaign encourages parents to enroll their kids in private school with state scholarships

When teachers in Columbus, Ohio went on strike, a Christian public policy organization launched a billboard campaign urging parents to consider taking their children out of the public school… Read More

August 29, 2022
Public Education
Columbus teachers, school district reach conceptual agreement

(The Center Square) – Columbus school teachers will not return to the picket line today, but instead are expected to be home preparing to return to class Monday after the… Read More

August 25, 2022
Public Education
Columbus schools, teachers at impasse; strike vote scheduled Sunday

(The Center Square) – Teachers in Ohio’s largest school district are prepared to continue negotiations over the weekend but have scheduled a Sunday meeting for a vote on a potential strike. Read More

August 19, 2022
Public Education
Columbus City Schools plan remote learning if teachers strike

(The Center Square) – Ohio’s largest school district continues to move forward with plans to open the school year for students Aug. 24, despite the system’s teachers union getting closer… Read More

August 12, 2022
Charter schools in Ohio and Michigan sue Biden administration

(The Center Square) – A group of Ohio and Michigan charter schools sued the Biden administration today, claiming a new rule that requires charter schools to prove public schools are… Read More

August 9, 2022
Public Education
Teachers in Ohio’s largest school district give 10-day strike notice

(The Center Square) – A little more than two weeks from the first day of school for students, teachers in Ohio’s largest school district voted late Thursday night to authorize a… Read More

August 8, 2022
Michigan library faces closure after voters reject millage over LGBTQ literature

(The Center Square) – Patmos Library in Michigan’s Jamestown Township may face closure next year after voters rejected a millage renewal on Tuesday in protest of some graphic LGTBQ content… Read More

August 8, 2022
Public Education
Nearly $50 million going to Ohio schools for safety

(The Center Square) – More than 1,000 Ohio schools in 81 of 88 counties will share $47 million in the state’s push to promote school safety, part of a response… Read More

August 3, 2022
Group opposing school choice in Ohio attacks West Virginia’s voucher program

(The Center Square) – An Ohio group that has been fighting against school choice vouchers in its own state is expressing support for a lawsuit that is seeking to halt… Read More

June 24, 2022
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 religious schools a victory… Read More

June 23, 2022
Public Education
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 decision that remains optional after… Read More

June 22, 2022
Public Education
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. Mike DeWine signed a bill… Read More

June 14, 2022
Public Education
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 one that makes it easier… Read More

June 3, 2022