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April 8, 2015


State Education News

Ohio to seek federal approval to pilot alternative testing
Lima News                                                                           4/8/2015

Fifteen school districts in Ohio would be allowed to develop and administer their own...

http://www.limaohio.com/news/apnews-news/152797009/Ohio-to-seek-federal-approval-to-pilot-alternative-testing


Students practice budgeting
Lima News                                                                           4/8/2015

For the seven regional high schools in Putnam County, “Real money, real world” is a program hosted by the Ohio…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/home_top-news/152787738/Students-practice-budgeting

 

Op/Ed

50 great apps for teachers
Washington Post                                                                    4/8/2015

For a change of pace, here’s a list of “awesome” apps for teachers from Scholastic Instructor magazine…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/04/08/50-great-apps-for-teachers/

 

National Education News

Senators offer new standardized-testing plan
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  4/8/2015

School kids still would take annual standardized tests but states would have much more control…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/national_world/2015/04/07/senators-offer-new-testing-plan.html

 

Local Education News

Art, technology come together at Claymont Fine Arts Fest
A New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                              4/8/2015

Claymont Intermediate School sixth-graders Brooklyn Poland and Erin Gentol were discussing…

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20150407/NEWS/150409430


Busing ends for hundreds of New Albany school kids
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  4/8/2015

The school buses didn’t show up yesterday, not to get Tracy Hohman’s girls…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/04/07/New-Albany-busing-cuts.html


Ottawa-Glandorf strives for better technology
Lima News                                                                           4/8/2015

Ottawa-Glandorf High School is in the market for one-on-one devices for students…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/home_top-news/152797632/Ottawa-Glandorf-strives-for-better-technology

 

Higher Education News

College-tuition benefits vary widely at Starbucks, McD’s
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  4/8/2015

Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2015/04/08/college-tuition-benefits-vary-widely-at-starbucks-mcdonalds.html

 

Editorial

How to even the educational playing field for Latino kids
Los Angeles Times                                                                   4/8/2015

On the day they start kindergarten, Latino children are often already at a disadvantage…

http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-ed-language-development-latino-toddlers-20150407-story.html
 

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