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June 26, 2014


State Education News

Ohio teachers don't have a "safe harbor" from the transition to the Common Core, after all
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       6/26/2014

The supposed "safe harbor" that Ohio teachers have as the state shifts to new Common Core tests isn't so safe, after all.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/safe_harbor_from_the_transitio.html

 

Local Education News

New head of Youngstown school commission to be announced today
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      6/26/2014

The new leader of the Youngstown School District Academic Distress Commission is to be announced at a commission meeting this afternoon.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jun/26/new-head-youngstown-school-commission-be-announced/?nw


2 school districts combine
Findlay Courier                                                                                  6/26/2014

The last senior class has graduated from the Bettsville School District in Seneca County. When school doors reopen in August, Bettsville’s Washington Street school building will be part of Old Fort Local Schools.

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/06/26/2-school-districts-combine/


Passage of Ohio House Bill 216 opens door for Ledgemont consolidation
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    6/26/2014

Despite recent legislative action clearing a path to consolidation, Ledgemont School District is hoping to maintain its independence.

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140625/passage-of-ohio-house-bill-216-opens-door-for-ledgemont-consolidation


Delphos schools net innovation grant
Lima News                                                                                        6/26/2014

Technology is an ever-growing part of today’s world and, as such, is an ever-growing part of education.

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1462165/Delphos-schools-net-innovation-grant


Sandusky Schools receives $500,000
Sandusky Register                                                                             6/26/2014

Sandusky Schools has secured a Straight A Fund innovation grant from the Ohio Department of Education.

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/sandusky-city-schools/5809656


Geauga County Educational Service Center awarded $5.9 million for innovative projects
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    6/26/2014

A $5.9 million Straight A Fund grant from the Ohio Department of Education has been awarded to the Geauga County Educational Service Center and its consortia members to implement the Geauga County Innovation Academy and Career Pathway Project.

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140625/geauga-county-educational-service-center-awarded-59-million-for-innovative-projects


Summer food program expands with reading component
Newark Advocate                                                                              6/26/2014

School is out for the summer, but free lunches and reading lessons continue.

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140625/NEWS01/306250051/Summer-food-program-expands-reading-component


TPS opens up books, shares 5-year forecast with audience
Toledo Blade                                                                                     6/26/2014

The day after the Toledo Board of Education agreed to place a levy on the November ballot, district Treasurer Matt Cleland offered a primer for the public on school finance in all its complexity.

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2014/06/26/TPS-opens-up-books-shares-5-year-forecast-with-audience.html


Higher Education News

Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private black university, faces serious issues
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       6/26/2014

Wilberforce University, the oldest private historically black university in the nation, may lose its accreditation due to deficits and low enrollment.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/wilberforce_university_facing.html
 

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