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Kids were in masks in Worthington Kilbourne High School when the district reopened for in-person learning in March 2021. All K-12 students and staff in the district are required to wear masks after a mandate went into effect August 25, a week after school started for the year.

Key Lawmaker Says A Mask Mandate For All Ohio Schools Wouldn’t Stand

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Children’s hospitals say they’re worried about rising cases of COVID in kids, with nearly half of all Ohio students not required to wear masks in schools. But that’s unlikely to change unless local officials make decisions to do that. There won’t be a statewide mask mandate for Ohio schools,… Read More

A school bus in suburban Columbus picks up students in September 2020.

DeWine Not Ruling Out Ohio National Guard As School Drivers

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The bus driver shortage is so bad in some Ohio school districts that drivers are being asked to do multiple routes, and districts are drafting other school workers to drive or even considering closing down buildings. But another potential solution to do a million miles of bus routes each… Read More

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Marietta Leading Ohio In Rate Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations

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MARIETTA, Ohio (WOSU) — Health officials are sending an urgent message in southern Ohio’s Washington County as COVID-19 patients overwhelm area hospitals. “We’re drowning in positivity,” said director of nursing at the Washington County Health Department, Angie Rarey. Rarey said children are leading the latest COVID-19 cases at Marietta Memorial Health System’s three hospitals in… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine wearing face masks on June 23, 2020.

DeWine Says He Would Issue A Statewide Mask Mandate If He Could

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he would have issued a statewide mask mandate to slow spiking cases of the coronavirus if the Legislature hadn’t tied his hands through a strict restriction on public health orders. DeWine, a Republican, said he fears a fight with fellow GOP lawmakers, including one that… Read More

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Exciting Opportunity For Educators – It’s the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification Academy!


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PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification Academy Next Cohort Starting October 2021!   Now more than ever, educators need support around digital media literacy skills, in both remote and traditional classroom environments. The WOUB Learning Lab along with all of The Ohio Ed Techs are joining with KQED to share the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification… Read More