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Sept. 5, 2014

State Education News

Here’s what’s changed in your child’s school
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                  9/5/2014

Class is officially in session for school districts throughout the country, and students in Ohio and Kentucky have some big changes coming their way.


Controversial religion language adjusted in bill to kill the Common Core
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                              9/5/2014

Language that could have opened the door for religious views to be taught in science classes has been dropped from a bill that would kill the Common Core education standards in Ohio.


Reports of illegal charter school investigated
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                  9/5/2014

Is it a school or not? That's the question the state is asking after a local charter school appears to still be in session even though the state ordered it to shut down.



National Education News

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ still resonates
Toledo Blade                                                                         9/5/2014

How a bill becomes a law. What is a conjunction and why is it important? Quick multiplication tips. Chances are if you grew up in the 1970s and 1980s you learned those facts and many more through Schoolhouse Rock.



Local Education News

Report: Lorain school district at a tipping point
Lorain Morning Journal                                                             9/5/2014

A state report to the Lorain Academic Distress Commission shows the Lorain City School District on the verge of turning to a more positive school climate and academic progress.


Creating a more caring, considerate culture in schools
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                         9/5/2014

A crowd of 275 fifth-grade students from Zanesville City Schools looked up eagerly at the man in front of them and, on cue and in unison, completed the speaker’s sentence by shouting, “Go on!”


Austintown schools unveils new room to help kids calm down, improve learning
Youngstown Vindicator                                                            9/5/2014

School officials unveiled the district’s new sensory room Thursday during an open house.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/sep/04/austintown-schools-unveils-new-room-help-kids-calm/?nw -sthash.686Ha06a.dpuf

State honors Massillon Public Preschool program with 5-star rating
Massillon Independent                                                             9/5/2014

Longtime teacher and preschool coordinator Kristi Muzi always knew there was no question the Massillon Public Preschool program at Franklin Elementary School was top-notch.




Health-care office could boost students’ well-being
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  9/5/2014

Kids who aren’t healthy can’t do as well in school as they should. Folks in schools long have known this, and now a new state working group is going to spend three months exploring how to put the state’s health-care resources to work…


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