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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.
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…
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.
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.
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.