A recent survey conducted by MadeInDaytonBlog.Com indicates that many manufacturing jobs in the Dayton area remain unfilled, despite large numbers of people looking for work.
The blog was started back in December as a clearinghouse for local manufacturers to communicate needs and exchange ideas. More than a hundred companies responded to the survey and said they have jobs that have remained unfilled – and many say the disconnect between available jobs and the unemployed comes down to skills.
The Ohio Department of Education is dropping a federally funded tutoring program hit with allegations of fraud and wrongdoing.
The state had overseen the "supplemental educational services" program for students at low-performing schools. The state auditor began investigating after allegations of fraudulent billing and tutoring in unsafe conditions.
Now, districts will decide which tutors to hire and what services are needed, but the state will stop evaluating tutoring groups.