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October 29, 2014

Local Education News

Student will graduate college before high school
Marion Star                                                                       10/29/2014

By the time Samantha Foster graduates from high school, she will have a college degree.


City schools need parental involvement
Youngstown Vindicator                                                         10/29/2014

City schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn says the piece that’s missing in the school system is parental involvement, and he introduced a consultant who offers to write a prescription to address it.


Education Insider: Superintendent Good explains timeline on bonuses
Columbus Dispatch                                                               10/29/2014

When Columbus City Schools gave bonuses last week to administrators who have been implicated in the data-scrubbing scandal, many people probably thought: “That would never happen in the private sector.”


West G board chooses to phase out open enrollment in split vote
Willoughby News Herald                                                        10/29/2014

Months of controversy concerning open enrollment in the West Geauga School District was capped at the Oct. 27 school board meeting when a motion to gradually end the policy in stages was passed by a 3-2 vote.


Common Core standards, testing discussed a meeting by Lorain County parents, educators
Lorain Morning Journal                                                          10/29/2014

Parents and educators from Lorain County gathered Oct. 27 inside Main Street Amherst, 255 Park Ave., to discuss the Common Core standards and state mandated testing.


Ohio Charter School Nets $3 Million for Science Center, STEM Training
T.H.E. Journal                                                                     10/29/2014

KIPP Columbus, a Columbus, OH charter school, has received a $3 million donation to help build a science center and provide science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) training for teachers.


Parents frustrated with First Student buses
WDTN                                                                              10/29/2014

Tuesday night, parents packed a Butler High school room to voice their concerns to administrators about First Student buses.


Support continues for Lexington teachers
Mansfield News Journal                                                         10/29/2014

More than 100 supporters rallied outside the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center Tuesday evening in support of the Lexington Teachers’ Association.


Commission denies Mansfield City Schools’ request for teachers
Mansfield News Journal                                                         10/29/2014

A number of reinstated positions recently approved by the Mansfield Board of Education were denied by the district’s financial oversight commission during a Tuesday meeting.


Former TPS teacher suing district
Toledo Blade                                                                      10/29/2014

A fired Toledo Public Schools teacher sued the district and three TPS officials Tuesday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court, claiming they defamed him.



Higher Education News

Online education options increase for students but many faculty doubt their value
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                           10/29/2014

While online education is a growing and valid option for college students, many faculty believe students learn more if they are in a classroom, according to a survey by Inside Higher Ed.


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