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February 27, 2015


State Education News

Ohio schools can’t use barricades to keep gunmen out
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/27/2015

The mother of a Pataskala 7-year-old said she is sickened by the thought of more than 300 new door…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/27/barricades-barred.html


US Supreme Ct. case from Clev. Could set abuse reporting precedent
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            2/27/2015

Whip marks that a preschool teacher spotted on a 3-year-old's face in 2010 triggered…

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2015/02/supreme_court_case_from_clevel.html


Yost demands repayment of nearly $300,000 in state money
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/27/2015

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost demanded repayment of nearly $300,000 on Thursday from Columbus-area

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/26/ohio_state_audit_released.html


D.A.R.E. program still used to teach students about drugs
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           2/27/2015

In some Lorain County schools, students are educated about the dangers of drugs, tobacco…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150226/dare-anti-drug-program-still-used-to-teach-students-about-drugs

 

Op/Ed

School District's Scarce Resources No Barrier to Innovation
Education Week                                                                   2/27/2015

Being innovative is “sort of in my DNA,” says Linda L. Clark, the superintendent of the West Ada school…

http://leaders.edweek.org/profile/linda-l-clark-superintendent-fostering-innovation/

 

National Education News

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers
Education Week                                                                   2/27/2015

Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/02/26/regulators-ok-net-neutrality-rules-for-internet.html

 

Local Education News

Wild winter chewing up schools’ calamity days
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                            2/27/2015

Area school superintendents will be conferring soon on the best ways to recoup classroom hours…

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/wild-winter-chewing-up-schools-calamity-days/article_79f690a4-be0b-11e4-b19c-9fc25f2bc272.html


Columbus teachers sued over boy injured in ‘body sock’
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/27/2015

Columbus City Schools teachers tried to push a 10-year-old boy’s teeth back into his mouth…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/26/Columbus_schools_sued_over_injuries_to_boy_placed_in_xbody_sockx.html


Lima schools to shift principals
Lima News                                                                          2/27/2015

The Lima City School Board focused on efforts to improve at its…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/152079121/Lima-schools-to-shift-principals


Chess becoming game of choice among Galion youth
Mansfield News Journal                                                          2/27/2015

The "game of kings" is now ruled by the tiniest of masters…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2015/02/26/chess-becoming-game-choice-among-galion-youth/24084171/


Dogs teach students simple lessons about gentleness
Newark Advocate                                                                  2/27/2015

Julie Fudge Smith asked her dog, Mr. Bingley, to lay down, carefully placed a treat on his paw

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2015/02/26/dogs-teach-students-simple-lessons-gentleness/24094937/

 

Higher Education News

Learning From MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed                                                                    2/27/2015

I’ve been working recently with a faculty member who is turning his thermodynamics course

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2015/02/27/how-moocs-can-develop-good-and-bad-teaching-habits-essay

 

Editorial

Beware of overreaction
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/27/2015

Standardized testing is one of the foundations of making schools better, but it is under attack

http://www.dispatch.com/content/sections/opinion/editorials/index.html?cmpid=tplnnv
 

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