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April 1, 2014


State Education News

Vocational schools prepare students for choice of futures
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

Local career-oriented educational facilities are hoping a shift in attitude toward vocational education leads to more students…

http://www.morningjournal.com/lifestyle/20140331/vocational-schools-prepare-students-for-choice-of-futures


Teachers shouldn't teach after 2 years of bad ratings, says House Ed. Cmte.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/1/2014

Teachers could be fired after two years of low student improvement under a new proposal that already has the backing…

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


Programs aim to improve reading skills, scores
This Week News                                                                                 4/1/2014

The Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Groveport Madison Local School District have implemented a new book delivery service as a pilot…

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/canalwinchester/news/2014/03/25/columbus-metropolitan-library-programs-aim-to-improve-reading-skills-scores.html


Columbus schools misspent no money, Yost finds
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/1/2014

The annual state audit of the Columbus schools’ finances…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/01/auditor-columbus-did-not-misspend.html


Tough choices for Mansfield Schools
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/1/2014

A new draft of a fiscal recovery proposal submitted by a state-mandated financial recovery…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/interactive/article/20140331/NEWS01/303310011/Tough-choices-Mansfield-City-Schools?nclick_check=1

 

Op/Ed

Classroom Shock: What I Am Learning as a Teacher in Finland
Education Week                                                                                  4/1/2014

These days, people often ask if I'm experiencing culture shock. It's a legitimate question. Just a few months ago, my family and I moved from Boston to Helsinki…

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2013/11/26/ctq_walker.html

 

National Education News

Pre-K Suspension Data Prompt Focus on Intervention
Education Week                                                                                  4/1/2014

New data showing that thousands of children—including a disproportionate number of boys…

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

 

Local Education News

Avon City Schools to make up calamity days in June
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

After a treacherous winter, Avon City Schools and several surrounding school districts…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140331/avon-city-schools-to-make-up-calamity-days-in-june


More Ohio inmates take part in academic programs in prison
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/1/2014

Local judges are glad to hear that more state inmates are participating in academic programs…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140331/more-ohio-inmates-take-part-in-academic-programs-in-prison


Mansfield district awaits probe results
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/1/2014

The investigation into the temporary suspension of seven Mansfield…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140331/NEWS01/303310024/Mansfield-district-awaits-probe-results


Some parents upset kids left out of school programs over fundraisers
WKYC                                                                                                  4/1/2014

What parent hasn't tried to sell magazines, wrapping paper or candy for their children…

http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/education/2014/03/31/school-fundraising-magazine-fundraiser/7130015/


LINKED LEARNING
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/1/2014

More than 100 inmates vote monthly on how to give back to the community — from knitting winter hats…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/01/linked-learning/

 

Higher Education News

Penn State’s ex-president sues to block state charges
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/1/2014

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/national_world/2014/04/01/penn-states-ex-president-sues-to-block-state-charges.html

 

Editorial

Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you
Los Angeles Times                                                                               4/1/2014

The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students…

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-trigger-warnings-20140331,0,6700908.story#axzz2xduIIIpN
 

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