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 month if the House agrees… Read More

June 2, 2022
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 the House becomes law. The… Read More

May 24, 2022
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 money used for after-school programs… Read More

May 19, 2022
Public Education
Ohio mom prevails in free speech case over local school board

(The Sentinel) – An Ohio mother filed a free speech lawsuit in federal court against her school board after being ordered to “zip it” by the board’s presiding officer. In… Read More

May 11, 2022
Public Education
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 workforce development aide, according… Read More

April 21, 2022
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 limiting charter school creation. The… Read More

April 20, 2022
Public Education
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 and require age- and development-appropriate… Read More

April 7, 2022
Public Education
Op-Ed: Ohio public employee unions losing their stranglehold on state workers

The past two years have been chaotic for Ohioans. COVID-19 largely shut down the state, canceling weddings, funerals and in-person education. Thousands of businesses have suffered, taking with them life… Read More

March 9, 2022
Christian Schools
Eight Ohio churches launch Christian school in Columbus neighborhood

A collaboration of churches, pastors and neighbors has brought a Christian school to Columbus, Ohio’s Hilltop neighborhood. Hilltop, an area that was once home to Olympic… Read More

March 3, 2022
Culture, Public Education
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 instruction materials online to give… Read More

February 16, 2022