Just a week has passed since the violence in Charlottesville and, like many others, here at Philanthropy Ohio we are thinking about how we can increase our efforts working with our members toward just, equitable communities.
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In mid-March, I headed to Washington, D.C. for my 18th time leading a delegation of Ohio’s philanthropy leaders at Foundations on the Hill (FOTH).
As the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act moves forward in the Senate we appreciate the thoughtful consideration you are giving to the provisions and potential changes – along with the significant related implications.
Philanthropy Ohio released its latest education recommendations to Governor John Kasich, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Department of Higher Education and other education policy leaders on February 9, at a briefing held at the Statehouse Atrium.
With new federal and state policymakers settling into their jobs in D.C. and Columbus, Philanthropy Ohio is already working to advocate for critical issues of most importance to our members.
Ohio funders say a strategic education plan must be a state priority.
This week we welcome Treye Johnson, program officer at the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, as guest blogger.
I spent Saturday afternoon watching the memorial service for John Glenn, televised from OSU’s Mershon Auditorium, as did many others around the country and here in Ohio.
Today Philanthropy Ohio presented the feedback from its 10 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regional meetings to the State Board of Education and other state policy leaders. The ESSA state plan (replacing No Child Left Behind) must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in early 2017.
That $750 million price tag is what’s causing distress among education advocates, including Lisa Gray with Philanthropy Ohio, a group that supports strong standards and effective assessments.