From the daily archives: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

“What’s the difference between ECOT and a group of cats,” the joke goes. Answer: Those friendly furry felines don’t really have nine lives.

On the other hand, maybe there is something that our four-legged friends and the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow do have in common: An ability to jump and land on their feet. With such agility, maybe there is something about reincarnation after all.

It wasn’t that long ago when some of us had trouble with deciphering the ECOT acronym, sometimes confusing it with a similar acronym for a magical place in Florida that provides fantasy and adventure. […]

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For all Ohioans who are still looking for a job, but who can’t find one because Gov. John Kasich can’t create them nearly fast enough even though he has a billion-dollar, hand-picked, private job creation group (JobsOhio) exempt from public scrutiny at his beck and call, keep holding your breath.

While reports last week on monthly job creation figures released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) spawned headlines about a very minor downward tick in Ohio’s unemployment rate, the news buried in the data shows that the governor’s […]

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