Kasich Diversity Disappointment Again w/JobsOhio Board

One woman out of eight appointees. From the Columbus Dispatch: The board, appointed by Kasich, consists of Kvamme, Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee, former Ernst & Young and Cleveland Cavaliers executive James Boland, Bob Evans executive Steven A. Davis, the Cleveland Clinic’s C. Martin Harris, Marathon Petroleum’s Gary Heminger, Procter & Gamble’s Bob…

UPDATE: Ohio Alliance for Charter Schools Chief: “There’s no accountability”

UPDATE: Via Plunderbund, here’s an excellent Ohio.com editorial from today that chastises the Ohio House Republicans’ latest shenanigans with charters and demands that someone in elected office step up and stop it. Original post: And he’s not saying this in a good way, at all. And he is not fringe and he is not alone.…

Likelihood that Kasich doesn’t even understand consequences of his education funding recommendations

From the  Ohio Association of Gifted Education Action Alert, 3/17/11 (in part, but please – read it all): I should note that in the governor’s town hall meeting on the budget on Tuesday, a father of a gifted child asked why the gifted funding was eliminated.  The governor’s education policy director, Bob Sommers indicated that…

Will Ohio’s Corrections System Go Private?

Plunderbund extrapolates from Governor-elect John Kasich’s appointment of Gary Mohr, whom PB says: …has been a managing director of Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the first, for-profit private prison company in American and has his own prison consulting business operated out of Chillicothe. But when I google “for-profit private prisons,” here’s one of the first…