Gov. John Kasich, who believes kids should be thinking about careers at an early age, is making it possible for children as young as 12 to start job training courses at career technical centers.
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Key proposals from Gov. John Kasich’s 2014 State of the State address:
Tax cuts: Bump the top income tax bracket to below 5 percent. Current top rate for 2014 is 5.39 percent. Pay for the cut with changes to the oil and gas drilling taxes.
K-12: Allow local school districts to craft alternative paths to high school diplomas for the 24,000 students who drop out each year. Use $10 million in casino licensing fees for a mentoring program for students. Expand vocational education to include seventh- and eighth-grade students. Streamline the system for high school students to earn college credit.
Higher education: Tie all state funding to course and degree completion, rather than basing it on enrollment. Grant academic credit to veterans for their military training and experience.
Mental illness/addiction: Increase access to treatment and housing for mentally ill and addicted Ohioans. Expand a public education campaign against drug abuse. Allocate $35 million toward a five-year tobacco prevention and cessation program.
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