During the Monday COVID briefing Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Stephanie McCloud would release a consolidated order to simplify state-imposed COVID restrictions.
The “order does consolidate several orders and transfers important items we want to focus on into one order,” said McCloud. The crux of the order will be “the mask, staying in smaller groups, distancing from others, sanitizing.” Read More
A large majority of a panel of Ohio economists believes the $1 billion in spending proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine to lift the state from the COVID-19 pandemic will not be enough.
In a survey published by Scioto Analysis, a Columbus-based policy analysis organization, 20 of 23 Ohio economists believe the state needs to invest more to support small businesses, bars, restaurants, local infrastructure and residential broadband. Read More
According to the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s website College Credit Plus (CCP) “ is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges or universities.”
A 17-year-old high school student enrolled in Ohio’s CCP program signed up for College Writing I: Social Issues Through Anime at Kent State University (KSU). Read More
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose wants Kent State University (KSU) to “rescind” its speaking invitation for actress Jane Fonda at an event commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the KSU shooting where the Ohio National Guard killed four students and injured nine others who were protesting the on-going Vietnam War. Read More
A group of custodians at Kent State University are suing their employer and its union representatives, who have continued to illegally deduct dues from their paychecks after they resigned their membership. The custodians, Annamarie Hannay, Adda Gape, and John Kohl, are being assisted in their legal challenge by The… Read More