1. We told you a while back about a Toledo native and “herbal entrepreneur” (shall we say) who says he’s got a great plan to boost education in Frogtown and apparently plenty of green stuff with which to implement it. This week, dude went before the school board to hash out details. The Toledo Bud has the story. (Toledo Blade, 2/8/19)
  2. St. Mary School in Elyria is in danger of closing after 160 years due to a funding shortfall. This piece from the Chronicle says that “more students” is the only answer, noting prominently that the school accepts students with EdChoice vouchers. But, seriously, bro, you sure that’s the ONLY answer? ‘Cause the good folks in Toledo could have a new vein you might consider tapping for some additional green. Just sayin’. (Elyria Chronicle, 2/8/19)

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Jeff Murray is a lifelong resident of central Ohio. He previously worked at School Choice Ohio and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. He has two degrees from the Ohio State University. He lives in the Clintonville neighborhood with his wife and twin daughters. He is proud every day to support the Fordham mission to help make excellent education options more numerous and more readily available for families and…

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