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January 28, 2015


State Education News

State delivers mid-year review to Lorain City Schools
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      1/28/2015

Hidden rules and negative student behavior surfaced as topics in a mid-year review prepared by…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150128/state-delivers-mid-year-review-to-lorain-city-schools


Texting while driving can be frightening, but students do it
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                        1/28/2015

Driving and texting are a bad mix. TV ads say it. Studies say it. Even the law says…

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/texting-while-driving-can-be-frightening-but-many-students-still-do-it-1.562155


U.S. House passes Beatty bill to fight child sex trafficking
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/28/2015

A central Ohio congresswoman’s bill aimed at encouraging the reporting of…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/01/27/house-passes-ohio-led-bill-to-help-children.html


Youngstown NAACP calls for firing of Hathorn, Hiscox
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      1/28/2015

The Youngstown Branch of the NAACP wants to answer the call of state officials to aid in improving…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/jan/27/youngstown-naacp-calls-firing-hathorn-hiscox/?nw

 

Op/Ed

Why are many college students failing to gain skills before grad
Washington Post                                                                               1/28/2015

If you watch college sports on television, you’ve probably seen the ad for Enterprise Rent-A-Car featuring…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/01/26/why-are-so-many-college-students-failing-to-gain-job-skills-before-graduation/

 

National Education News

KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice
Education Week                                                                                1/28/2015

KIPP, or the Knowledge Is Power Program, is known for its size—162 schools and 59,000 students nationally…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/01/21/kipp-principal-training-rooted-in-real-world-practice.html

 

Local Education News

TPS board approves plan for missed time
Toledo Blade                                                                                     1/28/2015

With an eye to potential future inclement weather, the Toledo Board of Education…

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2015/01/28/TPS-board-approves-plan-for-missed-time.html


Cloverleaf exits fiscal distress
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                        1/28/2015

Sitting at a table in the library at Cloverleaf High School, Paul Marshall began…

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/cloverleaf-exits-fiscal-distress-maintains-levy-promises-1.561994


Westlake Superintendent addresses State of the Schools
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       1/28/2015

Westlake School Superintendent Geoff Palmer will deliver…

http://www.cleveland.com/westlake/index.ssf/2015/01/westlake_superintendent_addres.html


Special-ed parents demanding Spanish interpreters
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/28/2015

A federal complaint filed yesterday argues that Columbus and five other central…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/01/27/English-only-special-education-complaint.html


Unanimous votes clear path for Berkshire, Ledgemont merger
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    1/28/2015

Berkshire and Ledgemont school boards have each unanimously voted to move forward with…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20150127/unanimous-votes-clear-path-for-berkshire-ledgemont-merger

 

Higher Education News

Waters applies for band director job he was fired from
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/28/2015

In what seems a little like a desperation football pass, Jonathan Waters is applying…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/01/28/waters-applies-for-job-osu-band-director.html

 

Editorial

Where are the students
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/28/2015

Add one more 57-page report to the growing pile of evidence that Ohio’s charter

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/01/28/1-where-are-the-students.html
 

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