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A bill in the Ohio House that would establish health education standards initially contained a provision that said schools, restaurants and health care providers shall post a message about how to deal with problem pregnancies on their bathroom stall doors. However, that part of the bill has now been scrapped.

On Jan. 24, 2019 photo students listen as social studies teachers Judi Galasso, center, and Jonathan Duffy, left, lead the introductory class of their American Thought and Political Radicalism course.
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A progressive-leaning coalition of health and human service organizations and labor unions says Ohio is falling behind the rest of the nation in some key areas. The One Ohio Now report says the state has not invested enough in schools, health and community safety.

A classroom at Cleveland's John Hay High School.
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More than 100,000 Ohio teachers who are members of their local unions could soon feel the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday.

Members of the Ohio Board of Education have approved a resolution speaking out against a bill being considered in the General Assembly.

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Since taking over as governor, John Kasich has been calling for different agencies to—as he puts it—move at the speed of business.

Teachers unions are gearing up for a fight against a controversial proposal in Gov. John Kasich’s budget that would require educators to shadow workers at local businesses in order to renew their license. 

Big Change Coming for Next Year’s Round of PARCC Tests

May 22, 2015
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A consortium of state education leaders have voted to make a big change to the standardized test known as the PARCC. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.