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November 4, 2014


State Education News

State Lawmaker Wants Year-Round School Year
WOSU                                                                               11/4/2014

We’re a long way from summer, but one lawmaker is already thinking about it with a plan that would have students skipping summer break altogether.

http://wosu.org/2012/news/2014/11/04/state-lawmaker-wants-year-round-school-year/

 

National Education News

Indiana Department of Education website hacked
Indianapolis Star                                                                   11/4/2014

The Indiana Department of Education’s website was hacked Monday morning. The homepage was taken over and changed to say it had been hacked by the Nigeria Cyber Army…

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/education/2014/11/03/indiana-department-education-website-hacked/18406901/


What’s Big Business Got to Do With Education Reform?
edSurge                                                                             11/4/2014

“There used to be a promise from businesses to students that if you performed well and behaved, you’d get a solid job with a middle class career. And that was real,” explained Dianne Tavenner, CEO of Summit Public Schools.

https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-11-03-what-s-big-business-got-to-do-with-education-reform

 

Local Education News

Youngstown schools recovery plan approved
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           11/4/2014

The state superintendent of public instruction has approved an updated academic plan for the city school district that strips the school board of much of its authority.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/nov/04/academic-recovery-plan-okd-by-state/


State honors Findlay school
Findlay Courier                                                                     11/4/2014

Northview Primary School in Findlay has been recognized as a “School of Promise” by the Ohio Department of Education.

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/11/04/state-honors-findlay-school/


Clearview Schools officials deny allegations in bullying suit
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           11/4/2014

Clearview School District officials have denied allegations in a lawsuit filed by a high school student who claimed she lost her class election because of bullying.

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141103/clearview-schools-officials-deny-allegations-in-bullying-suit


Elyria school board attorneys file unfair labor practice charges against union
Elyria Chronicle-Telegram                                                        11/4/2014

Lawyers for the Elyria school board have levied unfair labor practice charges against the Elyria Education Association, Elyria teacher Amy Chizmar and Lorain teacher Sandra Peloquin…

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/11/04/elyria-school-board-attorneys-file-unfair-labor-practice-charges-union/


No strike on horizon for Lexington teachers
Mansfield News Journal                                                          11/4/2014

Representatives from the Lexington Teachers' Association said the union and district have made progress in contract negotiations and the union does not anticipate having to strike.

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/11/04/strike-horizon-lexington-teachers/18453581/


Ohio Teacher is Teaching Game Design with 3D Printing: Comes up with Incredibly Inventive 3D Tic-Tac-Toe
3-D Print                                                                             11/4/2014

One middle school teacher at Centerburg Middle School, in Centerburg, Ohio, named Chad Kuhn, … is teaching a new course, called ‘Evolution of Games’ to 8th and 9th graders at the school.

http://3dprint.com/21625/3d-printed-tic-tac-toe/

 

Higher Education News

University of Akron student offers career advice: have multiple plans
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            11/4/2014

Sarah Roth planned to spend her life teaching music in a school but has had to change course and plans to graduate in 2016 with a master's degree in chemical engineering at the University of Akron.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/college_students_and_graduates.html
 

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