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December 5, 2014


State Education News

New mentoring program could help thousands of kids
WKRC                                                                                                12/5/2014

Representatives from schools, businesses, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations met…

http://www.local12.com//news/features/top-stories/stories/new-mentoring-program-could-help-thousands-kids-21617.shtml


Governor announces infant mortality plan
Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune                                                         12/5/2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced a plan to reduce the state's infant-mortality rate, calling…

http://www.sent-trib.com/news/state/ohio-governor-announces-infant-mortality-plan/article_5b030da4-7c88-11e4-9785-636ea2d76dbc.html


More than 78,000 kids yearly are abused, neglected or witness violence
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       12/5/2014

Each year in Ohio, child protective service agencies across the state substantiate more than 30,000 cases…

http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2014/12/in_ohio_more_than_78000_kids_e.html


The Twitter accounts for education issues in central Ohio
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            12/5/2014

Want to know if your kid’s school bus is running late…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/05/follow-friday-education-twitter.html

 

Op/Ed

Nap time has been cancelled
Washington Post                                                                               12/5/2014

The letter sent shock waves through the parent body…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2014/04/28/nap-time-has-been-cancelled-a-follow-up-letter-to-career-ready-kindergarteners/

 

National Education News

California's K-12 Funding Overhaul Slowly Takes Root
Education Week                                                                                12/5/2014

Aiming to fund its schools more efficiently and effectively, California has chosen an unusual, lead-from-behind…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/12/04/14california.h34.html

 

Local Education News

Akron students closer to farm fresh cafeteria food
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       12/5/2014

A $44,999 check from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm to School program will put Akron…

http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2014/12/akron_public_school_students_c.html


Geneva program aims to help kids
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                                      12/5/2014

Kids in the sixth, seventh and eighth grade having trouble with homework, truancy or other school problems…

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/geneva-program-aims-to-help-kids/article_b18077d8-7c34-11e4-9f82-1fe13203e200.html


Strongsville member defends hiring PR firm; first-year costs higher
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       12/5/2014

On Thursday night, a school board member defended the district's decision to hire a public relations firm

http://www.cleveland.com/strongsville/index.ssf/2014/12/strongsville_school_board_memb_1.html


Nonprofit wants to put adviser in each Columbus HS
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            12/5/2014

Anthony Hall needs income-tax help, not because his taxes are complicated, but…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/05/nonprofit-wants-funds-to-put-college-adviser-in-each-columbus-high-school.html


New educational resources at Springmill Learning Center
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    12/5/2014

New educational materials have been purchased and created for the Springmill…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/12/04/new-educational-resources-springmill-learning-center/19924971/


Higher Education News

Millennials stand on shakier financial ground
Los Angeles Times                                                                             12/5/2014

California's millennials experience greater unemployment, earn less money and are far more likely…

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-1205-census-young-adults-20141205-story.html

 

Editorial

Criticisms are unwarranted
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            12/5/2014

The “parent-trigger” law is in effect in Ohio, intended as a way for parents to intervene…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/12/05/1-criticisms-are-unwarranted.html
 

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