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April 2, 2014


State Education News

$2.4 billion capital budget set for Kasich’s signature
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

The Senate made quick work of the new two-year, $2.4 billion state capital budget, passing it 30-1…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/01/capital-budget-passes.html


New age of teaching comes to Mentor Schools
WKYC                                                                                                  4/2/2014

Sometimes it is hard for teachers to keep the attention of the XBox generation -- but the Mentor Schools…

http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/education/2014/04/01/mentor-technology-sitting-in-class-technology/7174055/


Minority kids lagging in Ohio, report says
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

A new report that takes a race-based look at how children are faring on milestones that position them for success…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/01/Report-highlights-racial-gap-among-children.html


Teacher firings aren't part of proposed law, but could be, chairman of House Ed. Cmte.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/2/2014

If a proposed new law is a little gray about whether it calls for firing teachers based on bad evaluations…

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/teacher_firings_arent_part_of.html


Ohio Supreme Court to hear charter school case
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                          4/2/2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a case involving Akron-based charter school…

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/ohio-supreme-court-to-hear-charter-school-case-involving-akron-s-white-hat-1.477640

 

National Education News

U.S. Students Score Above Average on First PISA Problem-Solving Exam
Education Week                                                                                  4/2/2014

U.S. 15-year-olds scored above average on a first-of-its-kind international assessment that measured creative problem-solving skills…

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2014/04/pisa_problem_solving.html


New State Laws Require More Sex-Abuse Training in Schools
Education Week                                                                                  4/2/2014

An Illinois woman has turned the lessons she learned in her recovery from her own childhood sexual abuse…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/04/02/27erinslaw_ep.h33.html

 

Local Education News

Findlay board lengthens 11 school days
Findlay Courier                                                                                    4/2/2014

Area school districts are deciding how to make up days missed during a winter that closed some schools…

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/04/02/findlay-board-lengthens-11-school-days/


Officials remember abused children, mark prevention efforts
Lima News                                                                                          4/2/2014

In 2013, 967 abuse and neglect reports were made on behalf of 2,334 Allen County children…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/902940/Officials-remember-abused-children-mark-prevention-efforts


Mogadore cancels school busing for week to prepare parents for future if levy fails
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                          4/2/2014

Parents got a taste of what it would be like if a 5.9-mill levy fails in May and the district follows through with a promise to cut busing…

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/mogadore-cancels-school-busing-for-week-to-prepare-parents-for-future-if-levy-fails-1.477662


Former charter school spent money on steaks and tickets, Auditor finds
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/2/2014

Ohio Auditor David Yost ruled today that two officials of the former Elite Academy of the Arts…

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/former_cleveland_charter_schoo.html
 

Education Insider
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/2/2014

Ever since a principal left Licking Heights North Elementary for other administrative duties in the district…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/02/rumors-on-principals-job-change-persist.html


Hitting the (check)books
Lima News                                                                                          4/2/2014

For students in high school, paying utility bills or budgeting for groceries are often the last things on their minds…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/903590/Hitting-the-%28check%29books


Lorain Schools survey to cost $68,200
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/2/2014

The Lorain Academic Distress Commission has ordered a $68,200 survey of students’ hopes and dreams…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140401/lorain-schools-survey-to-cost-68200


Harding students, staff united in service
Marion Star                                                                                         4/2/2014

Service learning is the name of the game for the inaugural United Service…

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140401/NEWS01/304010019/Harding-students-staff-prepare-day-service


Poland board OKs teachers pact
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/2/2014

Poland schoolteachers will get raises after a two-year pay freeze…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/02/poland-board-oks-teachers-pact/

 

Higher Education News

In Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in Language of Business
New York Times                                                                                  4/2/2014

The ruling this week that Northwestern University must treat scholarship football players as employees defies the way colleges view themselves…

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/28/education/in-a-buyers-market-colleges-become-fluent-in-the-language-of-


The gender factor in admissions: Do men or women have an edge
Washington Post                                                                                 4/2/2014

For 35 years, women have outnumbered men in American colleges…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/the-gender-factor-in-college-admissions/2014/03/26/4996e988-b4e6-11e3-8020-b2d790b3c9e1_story.html


KSU Offers Drone Technology Minor
WJW                                                                                                   4/2/2014

The future of technology has Kent State University expanding its degree program. The school now offers a minor in drone technology…

http://fox8.com/2014/04/01/ksu-offers-drone-technology-minor/


Ohio bill would offer community college tuition guarantee
Wooster Daily Record                                                                          4/2/2014

Students attending community colleges could have their tuition frozen while earning their degrees…

http://www.the-daily-record.com/local%20news/2014/04/01/ohio-bill-would-offer-community-college-tuition-guarantee

 

Editorial

Set boundaries for fundraising by public schools
Honolulu Star Advertiser                                                                     4/2/2014

We're all familiar with the traditional school fundraiser…

http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=253323211


Still more work the state can do on sex trafficking
Seattle Times                                                                                      4/2/2014

A DISTURBING new Urban Institute study of eight metropolitan areas concludes the Seattle and Tacoma area has the fastest-growing and most diverse marketplace…

http://seattletimes.com/html/editorials/2023224803_sextraffickingeditorial26xml.html
 

 

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