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October 31, 2014

State Education News

Students will benefit from SME grant
Marion Star                                                                                     10/31/2014

Tri-Rivers Career Center is one of six schools nationwide to receive funding from SME…


Youngstown board members, supt to undergo training
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                    10/31/2014

Training for city school board members, Superintendent Connie Hathorn and other members of the administration…




An Open Letter
Education Week                                                                              10/31/2014

In the interest of seeding progress, not scoring points, I offer the following feedback to…


Four Solutions to Public School Problems
Education Week                                                                              10/31/2014

If there is one thing I've learned in my three decades representing educators and being a teacher…



National Education News

Cheating cited in withholding of SAT scores
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          10/31/2014

The announcement by administrators of the SAT college entrance test that scores are being withheld for students…


Ed. Startups Get Money, Advice
Education Week                                                                              10/31/2014

Education technology entrepreneurs trying to make it in the often insular and opaque school market…



Local Education News

Ex-principal who got bonus says he was forced out because of race
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          10/31/2014

A Columbus principal who was forced out for manipulating data is claiming the school district targeted him for termination…


Arrests tied to school break-ins
Chillicothe Gazette                                                                          10/31/2014

Police on Thursday confirmed the arrests of three people sought in connection with…


Columbus school board approves support-staff contract
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          10/31/2014

The Columbus Board of Education unanimously approved a new three-year union contract for more than 3,000 nonteaching…


Costumed superheroes delight kids at hospital
Toledo Blade                                                                                   10/31/2014

A plot by the diabolical Dr. Trickster to destroy Toledo’s happy Halloween was foiled…



Higher Education News

U.S. places new student debt rules on for-profit colleges
Minneapolis Star-Tribune                                                                 10/31/2014

The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday outlined new rules that could restrict the use…


Countries where Americans can study at universities for free (or almost free)
Washington Post                                                                             10/31/2014

Since 1985, U.S. college costs have surged by about 500 percent, and tuition fees keep rising…




Cleveland voters must turn out for Issue 4
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                     10/31/2014

Because of a lackluster gubernatorial race, Cleveland voters might be tempted to stay home for the midterm elections…


Vet school adds luster to Ohio State
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          10/31/2014

Mention “top teaching and research hospital” and “Ohio State University” and most people naturally think of the Wexner…


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