A coalition of community groups are touting a map with newly drawn district lines for state lawmakers. The group says its so-called "unity" map reflects the political makeup of Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.
School districts and communities are working on creating plans to improve student success and address the disrupted learning created by the COVID-19 pandemic. These plans could include a range of changes such as longer school years and additional tutoring, which could put a strain on teachers.
Ohio's eight largest teachers unions, including the Columbus Education Association, are denouncing the way Ohio Governor DeWine is rushing a return to in-person classes weeks before school staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The head of the Ohio Education Association is demanding to know why a member of the state Board of Education chartered a bus to take protestors to a rally in Washington that ended with an attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Among the many things Ohio lawmakers will have to decide when they come back to the Statehouse this week is what to do with Ohio’s primary election, delayed last week because of coronavirus concerns. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports.
The Ohio Board of Education and the state's two largest teachers unions have publicly opposed a bill in the Ohio House consolidating the Ohio Departments of Education and Higher Education with Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation.