As the country moves quickly from this month’s focus on local elections to next year’s presidential election, there looms ahead a change in campaigns and elections that could be cataclysmic in proportions.
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With the presidential election a year away and local elections Tuesday, pundits and policymakers agree the millennial generation, made up of those age 18 to 34, has the power to sway the vote.
The News Outlet will study elections and election coverage as part of a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation for its “Up For Debate Ohio!” initiative. Interns will work with the Akron Beacon Journal, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron, and the Jefferson Center.
The Ohio House recently approved House Bill 50, which will extend the age of foster care to 21. Proponents say the move will benefit the state financially and socially in the future.
Foster care, although new in terminology, is old in practice going back as far as Moses in The Bible.
Mary Noble, a foster parent for 17 years, says that while the process of becoming a foster parent is lengthy, the rewards are well worth the effort.
Courtney Booze, a former foster child, says child service’s efforts to reunite her with her mother were misguided.
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