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Aug. 27, 2015


State Education News

Career centers perform well on state's report card
Lima News                                                                          8/27/2015

Local career and technical centers performed well on state report cards released…

http://limaohio.com/news/149743/career-centers-perform-well-on-report-card


Books in the mail for low-income kids
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                8/27/2015

Low-income children can get free books in the mail, part of a new Every Child Capital fund program…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/08/26/books-mail-low-income-kids/32434207/


Study adds to evidence that lice are getting harder to fend off
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/27/2015

Danielle Kincaid’s head began to itch about a week after a sleepover with friends…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/08/25/lice-removal.html


Miracle dog spreads anti-bullying message
Marion Star                                                                         8/27/2015

Sometimes miracles come in sweet, furry, three-legged and scarred packages…

http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/cuyahoga-county/2015/08/26/miracle-dog-movie/32453113/

 

Op/Ed

The Unemployment-Enrollment Link
Inside Higher Ed                                                                    8/27/2015

Employment and unemployment rates, much more than the number of…

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2015/08/27/unemployment-rate-community-college-enrollments-and-tough-choices-essay

 

National Education News

Minecraft Fueling Creative Ideas, Analytical Thinking in Classrooms
Education Week                                                                   8/27/2015

One of the world's most popular video games has made significant inroads into K-12 classrooms…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/08/19/minecraft-fueling-creative-ideas-analytical-thinking-in.html

 

Local Education News

Cleveland district, charter cooperation is promising, Gates says
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            8/27/2015

Charter schools and school districts are "unlikely allies," but can combine to give students better…

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/08/clevelands_school_district_and.html


Police gather for a first day of Kindergarten
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             8/27/2015

Police gather at Turkeyfoot Elementary School to escort daughter of fallen Akron officer on her…

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/police-gather-at-turkeyfoot-elementary-school-to-escort-daughter-of-fallen-akron-officer-on-her-first-day-of-kindergarten-1.619366


More than 100 mentors to help pupils of Akron area schools
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             8/27/2015

In the basement of an Akron building where teachers learn to teach, young…

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/150-mentors-to-help-pupils-of-akron-public-schools-1.619252


Cambridge approves contract with teachers bargaining unit
Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian                                                    8/27/2015

Teachers in the Cambridge City School District are operating under a new contract, unanimously…

http://www.daily-jeff.com/local%20news/2015/08/26/cambridge-city-school-district-board-of-education-approves-contract-with-teachers


Manhattan study lauds 'brain gain' in Clev., advocates help
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            8/27/2015

A senior fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute has become the latest observer…

http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2015/08/manhattan_institute_study_laud.html


Do Cleveland area school dress codes discriminate against girls
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            8/27/2015

Do Greater Cleveland school dress codes discriminate against girls? Some argue…

http://www.cleveland.com/faces-of-the-suns/index.ssf/2015/08/do_greater_cleveland_school_dr.html


Elementary launches initiative to help students tackle barriers
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/27/2015

As students at Moler Elementary learned about classroom routines and school rules…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/08/26/Columbus_Schools_open_smoothly.html


Hearing set in Lorain Schools contract termination case
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           8/27/2015

A former administrator of Lorain Schools appealed termination of her contract based on alleged…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150826/hearing-set-in-lorain-schools-contract-termination-case

 

Higher Education News

Multiple Personalities, Disorder
Inside Higher Ed                                                                    8/27/2015

Researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered…

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/08/26/harvard-mit-researchers-find-mooc-learners-using-multiple-accounts-cheat

 

Editorial

Raising smoking age could snuff out habit
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/27/2015

The vast majority of smokers start before they turn 21. That’s not surprising…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/08/27/1-raising-smoking-age-could-snuff-out-habit.html
 

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