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More Than Half of Ohio School Levies Passed

Lots of school-related tax issues popped up on ballots during this year’s election. And according to unofficial results, more than 60 percent of those nearly 200 issues passed. The majority of voters seemed to side with tax renewals, but voted against levies that asked for tax increases.

Educators Denounce Bill to Shorten School Year; Kids Hail It

Chris Parfitt / Flickr Often, when it comes to adjusting the school year, the idea is to extend it. But a bill sitting in the Ohio House Education Committee is intended to do the opposite. And some people don’t think shortening the school year is such a great idea. As introduced, HB 191 would limit the school [...]

The Great Contracts Rush of 2011: Inside Your District’s Contract

Teachers and other school employees have been rushing to sign contracts this spring and summer. Agreements reached by July 1 will be exempt from collective bargaining provisions of Senate Bill 5, whether or not the effort to repeal the bill is successful. Want to see exactly what’s in those contracts? We’ve gathered a sampling of [...]

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