COLUMBUS–Senators Peggy Lehner (R–Kettering), Shannon Jones (R-Springboro) and Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) today honored Sinclair Community College Professor Bob Chaney, who was awarded in Washington the title of 2013 U.S. Professor of the Year.

Chaney was honored largely for his work and collaboration with the Carnegie Foundation and Gates Foundation in reforming math education as it has been an ongoing issue, creating obstacles for students when trying to attain a higher education degree.  

Chaney is Sinclair’s fourth nationally honored professor in recent years.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Lehner To Announce Proposal Aimed At Keeping Children In The Classroom, Ending Cycles Of Poverty


COLUMBUS - State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) will join lawmakers and education leaders on Tuesday to announce reforms aimed at addressing cycles of poverty by helping keep students with disciplinary concerns on the path to diploma attainment. 


Lehner Highlights Need For Student Discipline Reforms During Keynote Address


"Educators in this state are under an unbelievable amount of pressure, much of which has nothing to do with their primary role in preparing our next generation of Ohioans for success in the 21st Century economy," said Lehner.


Lehner Honored For Support Of Court Program Assisting Abused And Neglected Children


"I am deeply honored to be recognized by Ohio CASA," said Lehner. 


Lehner Announces Senate Budget That Closes Fiscal Shortfall And Protects Essential Services


“This was a very challenging budget but I feel overall that the neediest in our state have been protected and I hope that the conference committee will continue building on the work that has been done," said Lehner, who serves as a member of the Senate Finance Committee that is charged with balancing the state's two-year budget. "I am especially proud of what we were able to achieve in supporting children in drug-affected families."