While there wasn’t much to celebrate in Tuesday’s statewide elections, the Ohio School Board provided some positive news for public education. Five of the seven seats up for election went to candidates who have pro-public education stances.
While A. J. Wagner and Ron Rudduck retained their seats in Districts 3 and 10, respectively, three new members were elected in an important step toward trying to restore balance to the body that is responsible for making decisions about the implementation of state laws involving education.
In District 8, Bob Hagan, known for being a staunch and outspoken advocate for public education […]Full Story... →
NOTES FROM THE SECOND MORNING AFTER…
Well, it was just a matter of hours before the Columbus Dispatch set all of us on the right track for the 2016 presidential election with whoopie speculation about two of its favorite Republican Buckeye politicians, Gov.John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman.
In a long front- page piece, the story began by describing Kasich’s “smashing” win and Portman’s “key role in helping the GOP take control of the Senate”.
Smashing? But only if you merely consider the raw numbers after the governor ran up the score against Ed FitzGerald’s posthumous campaign to a cheering […]Full Story... →