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7/26/2016

FREE preschool vision screening training and equipment opportunities!

Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate has scheduled preschool vision screening trainings in eastern and southeastern Ohio in the next several months. For more information and to register, visit Wise About Eyes.


5/26/2016

Generation Rx helps schools educate students about dangers of opioid abuse, comply with House Bill 367

Local communities are on the frontlines of the fight against opiate abuse, and Ohio’s educators are uniquely positioned to help guide students by integrating prescription drug education into the K-12 curriculum. That’s why House Bill 367 now requires all public schools to educate students about the dangers of opioids and the proper use of opiate prescriptions.


3/7/2016

Competition promotes innovative fitness curriculum

Jake Steinfeld, fitness expert and chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, has selected the state of Ohio to kick off its National Fitness Champion campaign to help fight childhood obesity.


1/5/2015

State builds career-planning tool for students

State officials have added a robust student section to their Ohio Means Jobs website, hoping it will push K-12 students to think more and earlier about career exploration in the face of the always-changing job market.