Today, State Auditor candidate and State Representative John Patrick Carney voiced concerns to educators and community members in Wayne County about the growing trend of local public tax dollars being lost to failing charter schools across the state.
The most recent Ohio Department of Education report card data shows thousands of dollars in school funding are being diverted from highly ranked public schools to lower ranked or failing charter schools.
In April, more Ohioans gave up looking for work than found jobs. Just 12,600 Ohioans became employed, while 14,000 job searchers dropped out of the labor force all together – 2,800 jobs were also lost in the education and health services. [Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services, 5/16/2014.
Today, the Republican Governors Association put out a new ad for John Kasich, in which the Governor asks “isn’t it time we start to govern with common sense?”
With his record of uncommon nonsense, it’s no wonder he has to ask.
Today, David Pepper, Democratic Candidate for Ohio Attorney General, held a roundtable discussion with Hamilton County residents to discuss his plan to prevent violence against women—focusing in particular on the need to improve services for survivors of violence and to clear the backlog of untested rape kits in the Attorney General’s Office.