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Opinion

Learning is back on track despite COVID

Editorials

Education experts worried, as the start of the COVID-19 pandemic sent students into remote learning across the country, how those students would be affected. At the time, there was genuine concern that pandemic-related learning loss could affect students for the rest of their academic ...

State should fund HS college credit program

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Ohio has one of the most robust dual enrollment programs for high school students in the country. College Credit Plus provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges and universities. We ...

Permit teachers to be trained and armed if they wish

Editorials

Each time a shooting occurs in one of this nation’s school buildings, renewed public cries demand increased gun control imposing new limits on Americans’ rights to purchase and own weapons. “Government will protect us, if only we had more gun-control laws,” many will argue. But Gov. ...

Don’t let ‘cloudy Ohio’ keep you feeling sad

Brenda J. Linert

As I write this, rays of bright sunshine are screaming through the window in my newsroom office and bouncing off my computer screen, nearly blinding me. It’s days like this that I realize I really shouldn’t have left my sunglasses in the car. The irony, however, is that the topic of this ...

Voters, not parties, decide primaries

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: The June 5 Tribune Chronicle editorial regarding local Democratic Party endorsements shared a false premise that political party endorsements mean voters don’t decide elections. Voters always decide primary elections and rightfully so. Just ask nonendorsed candidates who have ...

Arming teachers is the wrong approach

Letters to the Editor

DEAR EDITOR: Ohio should not be adopting far-right policies that will continue only to add to America’s gun violence. Last month’s Uvalde, Texas, shootings were a national tragedy, among a long list of similar stories. A gunman was able to legally purchase an assault weapon and release ...