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April 4, 2014

State Education News

Schools preparing students for 3rd-grade reading tests
Fremont News Messenger                                                                  4/4/2014

School districts around the county are preparing third-grade students for Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee…


How should contract disputes in education be resolved
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/4/2014

Chagrin Falls teachers have been working without a contract for nearly a year…


Attorney argues Bath schools should be liable
Lima News                                                                                          4/4/2014

An attorney representing a 5-year-old girl sexually assaulted on a school bus argued Thursday that Ohio law…


Vote over closures moved
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/4/2014

A vote over what Mansfield City Schools buildings, personnel and services will be cut, as a part of the state-mandated…


Future teachers learn from Jackson-Milton students
Warren Tribune Chronicle                                                                    4/4/2014

Four Youngstown State University students are spending the semester in elementary school - teaching…



National Education News

FL Educators Share From Extra-Reading-Hour Initiative
Education Week                                                                                  4/4/2014

In 2012, Florida required its 100 lowest-performing elementary schools to add an extra hour to their school day and to spend that hour on reading…



Local Education News

Tutoring scam brings 13 months in prison
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/4/2014

A large-scale investigation into companies that were paid to provide public-school tutoring continue…


7 days in jail for woman who stole from Columbus schools
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/4/2014

A woman who stole nearly $28,000 while working for Columbus City Schools was sentenced…


Lorain City Schools postpones school clusters for a year
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/4/2014

Lorain City Schools decided to postpone reorganizing elementary schools into clusters for a year, even though the district…


TPS unveils plan to deal with missed class time
Toledo Blade                                                                                       4/4/2014

Toledo Public Schools has finalized its plan to make up days missed…


Extra Calamity Days Mean Home Assignments for CMSD
WJW                                                                                                   4/4/2014

Many school districts across the area went over their allotted five calamity days for the year…



Higher Education News

More arrests as UC teaching assistants' strike spreads
Los Angeles Times                                                                               4/4/2014

Two picketers were arrested at UC Santa Cruz Thursday as a strike by unionized teaching assistants and tutors widened to all nine UC undergraduate campuses…




More evidence charter schools need tighter oversight
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/4/2014

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has come up with yet another example of why state lawmakers…


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