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April 1, 2014

State Education News

Vocational schools prepare students for choice of futures
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

Local career-oriented educational facilities are hoping a shift in attitude toward vocational education leads to more students…


Teachers shouldn't teach after 2 years of bad ratings, says House Ed. Cmte.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/1/2014

Teachers could be fired after two years of low student improvement under a new proposal that already has the backing…


Programs aim to improve reading skills, scores
This Week News                                                                                 4/1/2014

The Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Groveport Madison Local School District have implemented a new book delivery service as a pilot…


Columbus schools misspent no money, Yost finds
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/1/2014

The annual state audit of the Columbus schools’ finances…


Tough choices for Mansfield Schools
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/1/2014

A new draft of a fiscal recovery proposal submitted by a state-mandated financial recovery…




Classroom Shock: What I Am Learning as a Teacher in Finland
Education Week                                                                                  4/1/2014

These days, people often ask if I'm experiencing culture shock. It's a legitimate question. Just a few months ago, my family and I moved from Boston to Helsinki…



National Education News

Pre-K Suspension Data Prompt Focus on Intervention
Education Week                                                                                  4/1/2014

New data showing that thousands of children—including a disproportionate number of boys…



Local Education News

Avon City Schools to make up calamity days in June
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

After a treacherous winter, Avon City Schools and several surrounding school districts…


More Ohio inmates take part in academic programs in prison
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

Local judges are glad to hear that more state inmates are participating in academic programs…


Mansfield district awaits probe results
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/1/2014

The investigation into the temporary suspension of seven Mansfield…


Some parents upset kids left out of school programs over fundraisers
WKYC                                                                                                  4/1/2014

What parent hasn't tried to sell magazines, wrapping paper or candy for their children…


Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/1/2014

More than 100 inmates vote monthly on how to give back to the community — from knitting winter hats…



Higher Education News

Penn State’s ex-president sues to block state charges
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/1/2014

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit…




Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you
Los Angeles Times                                                                               4/1/2014

The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students…


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