Posted on 03/14/19 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
“We are going to direct significant number state resources to Ohio’s most in need children to help them overcome the barriers and disadvantages of poverty and trauma. Our school children, who are suffering. We have both a moral and economic imperative to support these students every way we can and that is why through targeted funding in our budget these kids will receive additional resources for mentoring, for afterschool programs, wraparound supports, health care, mental health care and much, much more. It is the right thing to do!”
Governor Mike DeWine, State of the State, March 5, 2019
In his state of... read more
Posted on 10/03/18 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Student loan debt is crushing Ohioans, who owe a combined $57 billion.
On average, Ohio undergraduate students who attend public universities and community colleges borrow $23,116 and $15,767, respectively. Students in Ohio struggle more with student... read more
Posted on 05/08/18 by Victoria Jackson in Basic Needs + Unemployment Insurance
More than 1.4 million Ohioans in nearly 700,000 households rely on federal food assistance to get by. And with many of Ohio’s most-common jobs paying wages so low that a family of three would need... read more
Posted on 12/19/17 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
The GOP federal tax overhaul slashes taxes for the wealthy and corporations at the expense of our country’s future. The bill increases the deficit by $1.5 trillion, paid for in part by siphoning resources from... read more
Posted on 07/28/17 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Ashley Monk faced tough choices after graduating from the University of Cincinnati — but not about what job to take or what city to live in. She had to choose between paying student loans and... read more
Posted on 10/06/16 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Art often grapples with issues affecting society, so it is no surprise that the theme of student debt is now making its way into music and other art.
References to college financing in art help show... read more