Getting students ready
Northwest Career Ready, a jobs-focused project centered in the Tiffin area, submitted its regional workforce education plan to the state recently. It is heartening to see. All the students in the region stand to benefit from this work.
Building up the community
Aby the city’s planning commission. 42 single-family units in duplex style are proposed as part of a redevelopment of the former St. Luke’s Medical Center site, the main building of which already houses a charter school as part of the redevelopment of the area.
Focus on students
Nearly 40 percent of previously-enrolled students at the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences did not return to class when doors (and virtual learning) reopened this fall.. And while a number of students have found new education options, dozens have actually returned to the charter school after receiving needed support with uniforms, supplies, or transportation. Others have been provided with electronic devices and rejoined the school’s virtual option as well.
Parents need transportation solutions
Families living in the boundaries of Columbus City Schools are reporting ongoing, and in some case worsening,. Interestingly, , in the face of those same ongoing yellow bus problems.
Thein the state’s determination that it owes $60 million back due to overpayment of state funding.
A bill which should soon be receiving hearings in the Ohio House of Representatives was unveiled this week., would revamp the state’s school funding mechanism to allow families to have their portion of state funding follow their children to whatever school they attend, including private schools, with minimal limitations.
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