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Education Policy News - April 2, 2018

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04/02/2018

Ohio Senate Oks K-12 Deregulation and More
The chamber unanimously backed Sen. Matt Huffman's education deregulation legislation, Senate Bill 216, lifting numerous mandates on school districts and making it easier to comply with others, such as by consolidating the numerous reports schools are required to submit.

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Education News Alert - March 6, 2018

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03/06/2018

Philanthropy Ohio and the State Board of Education encourage educators, funders, parents, students and community members to engage in community conversations to provide input on Ohio’s Draft Strategic Education Plan, which will create a unified system that results in success for each student.

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Health News Update - March 6, 2018

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03/06/2018

Ohio once again ranks near the bottom in the national Well-Being Index, which ranks states based on factors such as whether its residents like what they do every day; have supportive relationships, financial security and a positive community environment; and report having good health.

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Education News Update - March 6, 2018

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03/06/2018
Review and Respond to Ohio's Strategic Plan
Join Philanthropy Ohio in community conversations to provide input on Ohio’s Draft Strategic Education Plan, which will create a unified system that results in success for each student. Register now to attend a local meeting.
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Philanthropy Ohio comments on proposed regulations

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03/05/2018

On Monday, Philanthropy Ohio submitted comments in response to Notice 2017-73 that addresses the use of donor advised funds (DAFs), on behalf of our 48 community foundation members. Philanthropy Ohio is a statewide membership association serving private and community foundations, corporate giving programs, government agencies, United Ways and other public charity grantmakers as well as individual philanthropists.

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Why racial equity?

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02/23/2018

We believe that greater diversity, equity and inclusion is a matter of fairness and effectiveness in our profession. To have real impact in a diverse and complex world, organized philanthropy must effectively include these voices and draw upon them to intentionally engage issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in an authentic way.

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Education News Update - February 15, 2018

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02/15/2018

Education Bill Announced at Press Conference
The bill proposes merging three departments into one and severely limit the responsibilities of the State Board of Education and current Superintendent.

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Health News Update - February 5, 2018

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02/05/2018

Social determinants of health (SDOH), such as food insecurity and housing instability, can determine health outcomes, but the healthcare industry isn't effectively collecting SDOH data or addressing social needs that can affect a person’s health, according to a new report by the National Quality Forum.

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How will the new tax law impact the nonprofit sector?

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01/22/2018

As the dust settles and we plan our work for 2018, many in the nonprofit sector – funders and grantees alike – are wondering just what the recently-passed tax reform bill will mean for them. It’s a mixed bag of impacts, both potential and certain. Here’s what we know and what we don’t know but anticipate.

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