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December 2, 2014


State Education News

Bills aim to assure Ohio students’ religious expression at school
Columbus Dispatch                                                                12/2/2014

A pair of bills designed to ensure that students have freedom to express religious views while in school passed a House committee yesterday despite concerns by Democrats that they accomplish little but could have unintended consequences.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/02/bills-aim-to-ensure-rights-of-students-on-religion.html

 

National Education News

Schools Teach Common-Core Math to Two Generations
Education Week                                                                   12/2/2014

Schools around the country are holding math nights, sending letters home, and posting videos on their websites to teach parents about the Common Core State Standards for mathematics…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/12/03/13mathparents.h34.html

 

Local Education News

Reopened Barrett houses courts, classrooms and counselors for troubled students
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             12/2/2014

The Phoenix program offers smaller class sizes, incentives for positive behavior and other interventions with the goal of returning troubled pupils to their home schools.

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/reopened-barrett-houses-courts-classrooms-and-counselors-for-troubled-students-1.545900


Liberty school district out of fiscal emergency
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           12/2/2014

The Liberty School District is now free to govern its own fiscal operations.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/dec/01/liberty-school-district-out-fiscal-emergency/

 

Higher Education News

Students can ‘stress less’ with activities
Lima News                                                                          12/2/2014

Students at The Ohio State University at Lima may find the week before finals a little less stressful becaue of activities such as a pajama party and a visit from therapy dogs.

http://www.limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50784176/Activities-lower-stress
 

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