to go around. “Everybody at the same time is asking the food producers for the exact same narrow range of items,” says ODE’s Assistant Director of the Office of Child Nutrition. “It's kind of like a bottleneck problem where everybody is trying to get a specific small thing through a very strained supply channel.” By which I am certain he means chicken nuggets. (WYSO-FM, Yellow Springs, 9/15/21) However, it seems that science should be moving on to the nugget problem soon enough, seeing as how they’ve at last cracked dessert. (Dairy Herd Management, 9/15/21)
- In a piece we clipped on Monday talking to Ohio’s outgoing state supe, Paolo DeMaria was a bit cryptic about his next gig following retirement, saying,
- Turning serious now: My niece is a first-year teacher in Worthington City Schools this year and thus this national opinion piece from one of her colleagues,
of their efforts to make other people think, believe, and act as they do got my attention. So here’s the clip, which I probably wouldn’t have otherwise included. It seems a reasonable ask to me, regardless of the requester or of the reasons he puts forward, but then I don’t spend any time trying to make anyone else think, believe, or act as I do. So maybe I don’t really know anything about it. (Washington Post, 9/14/21)
- And since we’re talking about pandemic-related stuff now, here’s an announcement of
- OK. I will try to rise above it all for the moment. Worthington City Schools is one of the districts participating in this very cool-sounding aviation program run by Ohio State University.
. Nice! And although only students from bougie suburban districts are taking part in this inaugural offering (boo), the OSU rep makes sure to note it is open to any high schooler in the state utilizing CCP, which would include charter, STEM, and most private school students (yay). Nope, don’t think I rose above successfully. Must be an aileron issue. (Columbus Dispatch, 9/15/21)
- Finally this week: One thing that has certainly improved for former charter school Escuela SMART since being “absorbed” by Toledo City Schools is its media profile. Wonder why? (Definitivamente un problema con los alierons.) Anywho, . (WTOL-TV, Toledo, 9/16/21)
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