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April 1, 2015


State Education News

Bill would limit student assessment tests preparation time
Youngstown Vindicator                                                            4/1/2015

The state would limit the classroom time students spend preparing and taking assessments, under legislation approved by the Ohio Senate.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/apr/01/ohio-senate-oks-bill-to-limit-students-t/


Girls Behind the STEM Equality Movement
Association for Career & Technical Education                                  4/1/2015

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, slightly more than 5 percent of machinists and 15.6 percent of chemical engineers are female.

http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Career-Tech/STEM/TECH_MARCH-2015_Theme1.pdf.aspx

 

National Education News

Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year
ideastream                                                                           4/1/2015

Every year, thousands of fresh-faced teachers are handed the keys to a new classroom, given a pat on the back and told, "Good luck!"

http://www.ideastream.org/news/npr/395322012

 

Local Education News

State Superintendent Promotes New Education Initiatives
Ashland Times Gazette                                                             4/1/2015

Ross, now Ohio's state superintendent for public instruction, told his story to area school administrators and Rotarians at an Ashland Rotary Club meeting Tuesday as an example of how believing in and empowering students can lead them to future success.

http://portal.clubrunner.ca/7790/Stories/rotary-this-week-03-31-15-richard-ross


‘Project learning’ picked as schools’ next big step
Newark Advocate                                                                   4/1/2015

A Project Based Learning concept for students is being recommended as the next innovative educational program in the Granville School District.

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/granville/2015/04/01/granville-school-district-jeff-brown-granville-board-education-innovation/70726396/


Home-schoolers maintain district connections
This Week News                                                                     4/1/2015

When Delaware families opt to home-school their children, they still have the support of the local school district.

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/delaware/news/2015/03/27/home-schoolers-maintain-district-connections.html


Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Breaks Ground on New Era of Advanced Education
Twinsburg Bulletin                                                                  4/1/2015

The Cuyahoga Valley Career Center began a new era of technological advancement for students and adults in the manufacturing workforce with a March 31 groundbreaking for the center's new 3,200-square-foot robotics and advanced manufacturing addition.

http://www.twinsburgbulletin.com/news%20local/2015/03/31/cuyahoga-valley-career-center-breaks-ground-on-new-era-of-advanced-education


Clay’s agriculture instructor harvests top teacher honor
Toledo Blade                                                                         4/1/2015

Normal classrooms have desks, a pencil sharpener, and a whiteboard.

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2015/03/30/Clay-s-agriculture-instructor-harvests-top-teacher-honor.html


Mentor student packs spring break lunches for those in need
Willoughby News Herald                                                           4/1/2015

Josh Amspaugh didn’t want his peers to go hungry over spring break, so he decided to pay it forward and provide a week of food for families in need.

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20150331/mentor-student-packs-spring-break-lunches-for-those-in-need

 

Higher Education News

Ohio State University will commit at least $400 million to lower the cost of education and improve
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                              4/1/2015

Ohio State University will dedicate at least $400 million over five years to lower the cost of education and improve its value, President Michael Drake announced Tuesday.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/03/ohio_state_university_will_com.html
 

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