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July 9, 2014

State Education News

Emails shed light on altering Columbus schools’ student data
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  7/9/2014

Newly discovered emails show the matter-of-fact way some Columbus principals asked former data czar Steve Tankovich to alter their school data, even when it was inappropriate.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/09/Columbus-schools-emails-data-scrubbing.html

 

National Education News

Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar
Akron Beacon Journal                                                              7/9/2014

The survey of the class of 2008, by the National Center for Education Statistics, provides an interesting snapshot of the nation’s educated elite following a crushing economic recession…

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/survey-finds-math-science-grads-earn-top-dollar-1.502661

 

Local Education News

Straight A Funding Will Create Education Hub At Springfield's South High School
WYSO FM                                                                             7/9/2014

Springfield's former South High School, built in the early 1900s, is on its way to becoming an educational hub for students.

http://wyso.org/post/straight-funding-will-create-education-hub-springfields-south-high-school


Brookville Local Schools nominated for grant worth up to $25k
Dayton Daily News                                                                  7/9/2014

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education announced Brookville Local School is in the running for a grant worth up to $25,000.

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/brookville-local-schools-nominated-for-grant-worth/ngbjM/


Columbus Grove, Fort Jennings preschool programs win state award
Lima News                                                                           7/9/2014

Columbus Grove and Fort Jennings Early Discovery Preschool programs were given a Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the state of Ohio.

http://www.limaohio.com/article/20140708/NEWS/140709985


Closing the Achievement Gap in Maple Heights means encouraging high school graduation
WEWS                                                                                 7/9/2014

Tyler Williams just finished his first year at Maple Heights High School, but he already knows where he's headed after graduation.

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/closing-the-achievement-gap-in-maple-heights


Mid-East approves Perkins as new superintendent
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                         7/9/2014

The Mid-East Career and Technology Centers Board of Education approved the contract for a new superintendent to start Aug. 1.

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140708/NEWS01/307080056/Mid-East-approves-Perkins-new-superintendent


Mentor educator wins Major League Baseball All-Star Teacher contest
Willoughby News Herald                                                           7/9/2014

Mentor School District art teacher Jacqui Spetrino has earned the right to represent the Cleveland Indians at Major League Baseball’s 2014 All-Star Game in Minneapolis on July 15.

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140708/mentor-educator-wins-major-league-baseball-all-star-teacher-contest


Reds honor local All-Star teacher
mlb.com                                                                              7/9/2014

Rachel Blanks of Dayton, Ohio will represent the Cincinnati Reds at the MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis on July 15 as one of 30 winners of the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign.

http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140708&content_id=83669436&notebook_id=83715476&vkey=notebook_cin&c_id=cin

 

Higher Education News

How A Text Message Could Revolutionize Student Aid
NPR                                                                                    7/9/2014

Every year, more than a million students don't complete the FAFSA — the main federal student-loan application. One big reason? The form is so complicated that it discourages some people from even trying.

http://www.ideastream.org/news/npr/329465900
 

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