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April 7, 2015

State Education News

Ohio may allow some school districts to develop their own tests
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  4/7/2015

Amid growing complaints about new state tests for students, the Ohio Department of Education announced a plan yesterday that could allow alternative assessments in some high-performing schools.


New Principal Training Program in Ohio Will Put Leaders in High-Poverty Schools
Education Week                                                                     4/7/2015

A new Ohio program is seeking to train leaders, including those without a background in education, to take on the role of principals in schools in high-poverty environments, the Columbus Dispatch reports.



National Education News

Map: 10 States That Draw the Most International Students
U.S. News                                                                            4/7/2015

Ohio, which welcomed 28,401 international students in 2012-2013, saw the biggest percentage increases in international students in the states that hosted the most international students.



Local Education News

Settlement: Monroe schools get $675K
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                  4/7/2015

An auditing firm will pay Monroe Schools $675,000 to settle a lawsuit that included allegations against a former school treasurer.


Judge takes court to students
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                         4/7/2015

Judge Eric Martin and his staff are hoping a few minutes in a temporary courtroom today will provide a brighter future for students tomorrow.


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