Author: marietta912

Gov. Kasich and jobs?

Matt Mayer has written another great insightful article of the ever changing Gov. John Kasich. Matt Mayer: Kasich and jobs? Not working DUBLIN: Gov. John Kasich likes to yell from the Davos mountaintop about the alleged “Ohio Miracle” taking place…

The Night Watchman

Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the desert. Congress said, “Someone could steal from it at night.” So they hired a night watchman to watch it. Then Congress said, “The watchman can’t do his…

On This Date

“By the rude bridge that arched the flood, their flag to April’s breezes unfurled, here once the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard round the world.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The battle of Concord Bridge was fought on this…

Common Core State Standards Initiative

by Kevin Ritter Today in our schools there is a movement gaining traction that seeks to limit the reading of classical literature at the expense of what are being called “informational texts.” The movement, called the Common Core State Standards…

About Common Core State Standards

The National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) together formed the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) to develop a set of academic standards to be used in common across all states.  The Common…