Early Childhood Development Ground Broken On Hilltop Early Childhood Learning Facility By Mike Foley • Dec 8, 2020 polkids.com Construction begins soon on the Hilltop Early Childhood Learning Center. Coalition Says Spending Money On Kids Early Can Pay Off Big In Future By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 28, 2020 CHICCODODIFC/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM A group of advocates working on education, health care, trauma prevention and early intervention for young children has launched a new campaign to encourage investing in programs earlier than ever before. Columbus Council Approves Tax Breaks For Abbott Labs And Four Other Firms By Jim Letizia • Mar 12, 2019 Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for five companies that officials say will retain or create a total of 723 jobs. Columbus City Council Announces 2019 Budget Amendments By Mike Foley • Feb 4, 2019 Columbus City Council today announced plans to add another $3.3 million to Mayor Andy Ginther's 2019 municipal budget proposal. DeWine's Education Plan Cuts Standardized Testing By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 7, 2018 Ohio Public Radio Republican gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine has unveiled his new education plan, which includes cutting the amount of state standardized testing. Report Shows Low-Income Ohio Kids Need More Early Childhood Intervention By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 26, 2018 Ohio Public Radio A new report shows low income Ohio children are not getting enough early intervention to be successful in school and life. Columbus Conference Focuses On Early Childhood Development By Mike Foley • Mar 10, 2017 Foley A two-day conference on early childhood development wraps up today in Columbus.