STEM EDUCATION TOPIC OF FORUM

The League of Women Voters of the Lima Area and the American Association of University Women hosted a forum on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education on April 18.  STEM is a fun, hands-on learning environment designed to spark student innovation.   Linda Haycock, 1st District Board of Education Member, summarized STEM and Laurie Laird, Ohio Northern University and Dr. Swathi Mohan of The Ohio State University in Lima shared ways the universities  are training teachers to use STEM and how their outreach to students was generating an interest in STEM among students in the area.
At the annual meeting on May 23, the Board will recommend a program for 2017-2018 that deals exclusively with education.  Topics will include Alternative Education, Charter Schools, online schools, and funding of education. 
 



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FAIR DISTRICTS  BECAME A REALITY

FOR THE OHIO HOUSE AND SENATE DISTRICTS AT THE STATE LEVEL IN 2015!

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After years of hard work by the League of Women Voters and other groups throughout the state, voters passed the REDISTRICTING ISSUE by an overwhelming majority in the state of Ohio in November 2015.  In 2021  



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​​​​​​UPDATE ON CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING


Vote YES - ISSUE 1 on May 8!


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Thanks to all the hard work of Fair Districts supporters across Ohio, our state legislature passed legislation to put redistricting at the national level on the May 2018  ballot. Redistricting reformers made the case that it's time to end gerrymandering, a process where politicians draw the maps to benefit a political party.  Click here for a more detailed summary of State Issue 1. Join us on Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 PM at the Red Cross building on S. Collett Street for a meeting explaining State Issue 1 in further detail.  Yard signs supporting the issue will be available.

 


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