Some of the
state’s 290 physical charter schools, which receive more than $1 billion
a year from taxpayers, have performed well. But other privately run,
publicly funded charters have seen financial mismanagement and
consistent low performance.
A Feb. 6 event, organized by the Walnut Hills Redevelopment
Foundation, attracted area business owners, newer community members and
lifelong residents to give their ideas on what they’d like to see from
Xavier University held a packed town hall
discussion Feb. 2 on the state of Cincinnati 15 years after the police
shooting of unarmed black citizen Timothy Thomas and the civil unrest
that shook the city afterward.
An investigation published Feb. 4 by
Columbus WBNS-10TV quotes a Kentucky state official disputing claims
made by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine regarding fetal tissue
disposal practices by Ohio Planned Parenthood.
struggle carries a number of consequences for OTR residents, advocates
say, influencing decisions about grocery shopping, childcare, work and
even whether long-time community members feel welcome in or are able to
stay in the neighborhood.
The city of Cincinnati owes Hamilton County more than
$600,000 after an estate tax data entry error by the office of Hamilton
County Auditor Dusty Rhodes, the auditor’s office told City Manager
Harry Black in a Jan. 21 memo.