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.
Local athletes find journey to The Show grueling, worthwhile
When Common Core assessment testing began in Ohio, so did the outcry.
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.
The News Outlet’s newest partner The University of Cincinnati teamed with Hagit Limor, an award-winning investigative journalist and assistant professor at UC, for an investigation into the city’s slow response to enforce a law requiring the installation of photoelectric smoke detectors in rental units. The report, which aired on WXIX-FOX 19 in Cincinnati, included a spot check by students in the Electronic Media Division and Journalism Department. The students visited 87 rental units. Of those, they found only 17 had the required smoke detectors and six had no detectors at all. Also, the city isn’t tracking landlord compliance.