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April 2, 2014

State Education News

$2.4 billion capital budget set for Kasich’s signature
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

The Senate made quick work of the new two-year, $2.4 billion state capital budget, passing it 30-1…


New age of teaching comes to Mentor Schools
WKYC                                                                                                  4/2/2014

Sometimes it is hard for teachers to keep the attention of the XBox generation -- but the Mentor Schools…


Minority kids lagging in Ohio, report says
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

A new report that takes a race-based look at how children are faring on milestones that position them for success…


Teacher firings aren't part of proposed law, but could be, chairman of House Ed. Cmte.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/2/2014

If a proposed new law is a little gray about whether it calls for firing teachers based on bad evaluations…


Ohio Supreme Court to hear charter school case
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                          4/2/2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a case involving Akron-based charter school…



National Education News

U.S. Students Score Above Average on First PISA Problem-Solving Exam
Education Week                                                                                  4/2/2014

U.S. 15-year-olds scored above average on a first-of-its-kind international assessment that measured creative problem-solving skills…


New State Laws Require More Sex-Abuse Training in Schools
Education Week                                                                                  4/2/2014

An Illinois woman has turned the lessons she learned in her recovery from her own childhood sexual abuse…



Local Education News

Findlay board lengthens 11 school days
Findlay Courier                                                                                    4/2/2014

Area school districts are deciding how to make up days missed during a winter that closed some schools…


Officials remember abused children, mark prevention efforts
Lima News                                                                                          4/2/2014

In 2013, 967 abuse and neglect reports were made on behalf of 2,334 Allen County children…


Mogadore cancels school busing for week to prepare parents for future if levy fails
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                          4/2/2014

Parents got a taste of what it would be like if a 5.9-mill levy fails in May and the district follows through with a promise to cut busing…


Former charter school spent money on steaks and tickets, Auditor finds
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/2/2014

Ohio Auditor David Yost ruled today that two officials of the former Elite Academy of the Arts…


Education Insider
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

Ever since a principal left Licking Heights North Elementary for other administrative duties in the district…


Hitting the (check)books
Lima News                                                                                          4/2/2014

For students in high school, paying utility bills or budgeting for groceries are often the last things on their minds…


Lorain Schools survey to cost $68,200
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/2/2014

The Lorain Academic Distress Commission has ordered a $68,200 survey of students’ hopes and dreams…


Harding students, staff united in service
Marion Star                                                                                         4/2/2014

Service learning is the name of the game for the inaugural United Service…


Poland board OKs teachers pact
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/2/2014

Poland schoolteachers will get raises after a two-year pay freeze…



Higher Education News

In Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in Language of Business
New York Times                                                                                  4/2/2014

The ruling this week that Northwestern University must treat scholarship football players as employees defies the way colleges view themselves…


The gender factor in admissions: Do men or women have an edge
Washington Post                                                                                 4/2/2014

For 35 years, women have outnumbered men in American colleges…


KSU Offers Drone Technology Minor
WJW                                                                                                   4/2/2014

The future of technology has Kent State University expanding its degree program. The school now offers a minor in drone technology…


Ohio bill would offer community college tuition guarantee
Wooster Daily Record                                                                          4/2/2014

Students attending community colleges could have their tuition frozen while earning their degrees…




Set boundaries for fundraising by public schools
Honolulu Star Advertiser                                                                     4/2/2014

We're all familiar with the traditional school fundraiser…


Still more work the state can do on sex trafficking
Seattle Times                                                                                      4/2/2014

A DISTURBING new Urban Institute study of eight metropolitan areas concludes the Seattle and Tacoma area has the fastest-growing and most diverse marketplace…



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