“Ohio Students Have Suffered Enough” Jim Renacci Pushes to Re-Open Schools


Wadsworth, OH- Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Renacci says students need a brick-and-mortar school, and that remote learning has devastating consequences. He is urging all Cincinnati area educators to fight for in-person learning.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports 20 local school districts are closed and back to remote learning, with many citing staff shortages. One school board member who voted to keep schools open blamed the overreach of the teachers union and said schools should have been more aggressive in hiring substitute teachers.

Renacci and his Lt. Governor running mate Joe Knopp warn of the long-term consequences of remote learning.

“Ohio’s students have suffered enough, and the data shows that. Lower test scores, depression, increase in hospital admissions for mental issues are all affecting our kids across the state. Another round of quarantining our kids and isolating them from the social and educational aspect of a brick-and-mortar school day will be devastating.” -Jim Renacci.

Renacci’s choice for  Lt. Governor Joe Knopp said,“I have seen first-hand the impact this has had on my own kids. They are socially stunted. They had shown signs of withdrawing and we said enough. Ohioans are not willing to stand by and let our kids suffer. This is why Jim and I are in this fight. Keep our kids in school!”