Early Childhood Development 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.