MORE OHIO NEWS

Poll: Ohio governor leading Democratic challenger
Police: Man tried to suffocate dad in nursing home
Group attacks youth violence in Cleveland
Rape conviction adds to Ohio inmate's sentence
Serial bank robber gets 20 years in federal prison
Forum to focus on extending foster care in Ohio
Panel to get update on Ohio prison food complaints
Group backing gay marriage releases TV ad in Ohio
Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated
More tickets offered for LeBron's homecoming show
Tree-trimming helicopter crashes in Ohio; man hurt
Police union endorses 4 challengers in Ohio races
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press
Cleveland man gets 24 years for bank robbery
Ohio doctor gets year in prison for drug charges
Ohioan gets 15 years for fatal wrong-way collision
Prosecutor to discuss allegations against pitcher
Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary
Man charged for urinating on Modell's grave
Brothers charged in death of teen who stole bike
Ohio man dies in Montana bicycle crash
Site selling items from convicted priest's funeral
Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food
Akron schools to pay autistic child's education
Ohio town will fix sirens after tornadoes
Grants approved for innovation in Ohio schools
Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds
Murder charged added against Ohio man in chase
Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio
Teacher facing child endangering charge resigns



Ohio News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!


OHIO GOVERNOR'S RACE-PRE-K
Democrat says he'll push preschool access if elected Ohio governor; GOP says plan isn't funded

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:22 PM EDT
WESTERVILLE, Ohio


Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald says he'll work to guarantee that all Ohio 4-year-olds have access to public preschool by 2018 if he's elected governor.

FitzGerald announced his universal pre-kindergarten plan Wednesday in Westerville. It's the first major policy initiative of his campaign against Republican Gov. John Kasich .

FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County executive in Cleveland, faces Kasich this fall in one of the nation's most closely watched gubernatorial races.

Under FitzGerald's plan, universal preschool would be phased in over two years beginning in fall 2016. He would support legislation to increase qualifications for preschool teachers and reduce maximum preschool class sizes from 28 to 20.

Republicans say FitzGerald's policy ideas add up to about $2 billion so far and that he hasn't addressed where he would get the money.










PRIME PICKS

THE BIG BANG THEORY
Tonight at 7:30 PM

The Monopolar Expedition
While Leonard prepares for a three-month science expedition, he and Penny re-evaluate their feelings for each other



Get 1/2 price gift certificates

Find us on Facebook

Advertisement