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July 28, 2015


State Education News

New mentoring program receives state grant funding
Mansfield News Journal                                                          7/28/2015

With help from a $75,000 grant from the state, North End Community Improvement Collaborative…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2015/07/27/new-mentoring-program-receives-state-grant-funding/30757445/


Number of school librarians dropping fast across Ohio
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           7/28/2015

The number of school librarians in Ohio has dropped by nearly half in the past…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150727/number-of-school-librarians-dropping-fast-across-ohio


New city schools commission to be appointed in October
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           7/28/2015

A new city schools academic distress commission will be in place by…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/jul/28/new-panel-to-start-work-by-october/

 

Op/Ed

Technology Holds Promise for Students With Poor Vocabulary Skills
Education Week                                                                   7/28/2015

In 1995, the researchers Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley published the results of their groundbreaking…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/07/23/technology-holds-promise-for-students-with-poor.html

 

National Education News

New Tool Maps School Attendance Zones Across U.S.
Education Week                                                                   7/28/2015

Attendance zones may be the education topic most guaranteed to launch a debate…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/07/27/new-tool-maps-school-attendance-zones-across.html

 

Local Education News

Akron approves annual expenditures to feed, test, transport students
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             7/28/2015

The Akron School Board on Monday night approved nearly $3 million in contracts…

http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/akron-schools-approve-annual-expenditures-to-feed-test-and-transport-students-1.611343


Local companies: We’re hiring but need skilled workers
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                7/28/2015

Hamilton County businesses are feeling pretty good about the economy these days…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/07/27/local-companies-hiring-need-skilled-workers/30753863/


Karis’ Cause helps families impacted by childhood cancer
Newark Advocate                                                                  7/28/2015

Marci Harbage was sitting alongside her family on the 12th floor of Nationwide Children’s Hospital…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2015/07/27/karis-cause-helps-families-impacted-childhood-cancer/30741707/

 

Higher Education News

G. Washington University drops test scores from admission requirements
Columbus Dispatch                                                                7/28/2015

George Washington University dropped its testing requirement for most freshman admissions on…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/national_world/2015/07/27/university-drops-test-scores-off-admission.html

 

Editorial

Zero tolerance is an idea whose time has passed
Columbus Dispatch                                                                7/28/2015

News that the state might stop encouraging “zero tolerance” policies…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/07/28/1-zero-tolerance-is-an-idea-whose-time-has-passed.html

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