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School Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Drug-Related Charge

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The superintendent of a central Ohio school district has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug charge after police say crack cocaine was found in his car. Fifty-four-year-old William Morrison III, superintendent of the Hamilton Local Schools, pleaded guilty in a Franklin County drug court Monday to possessing a counterfeit controlled substance…. Read More

Bipartisan Bill Would Prop Up Coal Miners’ Pensions

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A bipartisan Congressional group from the Ohio Valley and beyond introduced a new bill to save pensions for retired union coal miners throughout the region. The American Miners Pension Act, or AMP, would secure pensions for about 43,000 miners in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia whose retirement benefits have been undermined by the decline of the coal… Read More

Episode 104 : Eric Berlin – Using Puzzles to Promote Creative Thinking


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Teaching students to think creatively about problems is a critical step in promoting metacognition, problem-solving, and even productive collaboration. A lifelong puzzle enthusiast, Eric Berlin has created a variety of resources, including puzzle-based mystery novels and free word puzzles, that can be used by teachers, parents, and students to promote creative thinking. In this episode,… Read More