Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) delivers the State of the State address from Lima on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
LIMA, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich says that the state's higher education system is one of the greatest assets for economic development.
The governor also says in Tuesday's State of the State speech that the state must better integrate job creators in the state's academic settings and academic programs.
Kasich says this is important so Ohio children will receive the skills they need based on their passions and ambitions to fill the jobs of the future.
The governor says a full integration will allow young people to chart a course for a successful career or occupation that can lead to a better life and a stronger family.