When Common Core assessment testing began in Ohio, so did the outcry.
Author The News Outlet
The controversy over the Common Core curriculum has spread quickly to its required testing – Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career.
Youngstown State University students are tutoring city second-graders in reading as part of Project PASS. The weekly session are designed to help the youngsters pass the third-grade reading test that will allow them to continue into the fourth grade.
After Tony Vavlas’ funny Facebook postings got a following, the Campbell, OH, man collected them all for a book: “You Can’t Feed Butter to a Cat: And Other Conversations I’ve Had With My Dad.”
Green or natural burials are becoming more popular among environmental- and cost-conscious consumers.
Ohio pushes to ban public employers from asking about criminal convictions before making a conditional job offer.
The Common Core and the PARCC testing that goes with it are under fire by teachers, parents and legislators. Christina Young of The News Outlet tells us why.
Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question, a feature by The News Outlet, finds few legislators willing share opinions on legalizing pot.
Of 132 state legislators, 24 responded to a survey by Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question. The question involved legalizing marijuana in Ohio.
Of the six state legislators in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, only two were willing to give their opinion on legalization of marijuana. Matt Hawout has more.