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September 18, 2014

 

State Education News

 

Teachers And Parents Defend Horizon Science Academies As State Probe Expands

State Impact Ohio                                                                 9/18/2014

Parents and teachers on Tuesday told the Ohio Board of Education that a recent string of

accusations against the Horizon Science Academies is becoming a distraction to student

education.

http://stateimpact.npr.org/ohio/2014/09/17/teachers-and-parents-defend-horizon-science-academies-

as-state-probe-expands/

    Also: Horizon schools accused of dumping bad students before state tests but data is unclear (Plain Dealer)

 

 

National Education News

 

School district police stock up free military gear

ABC News                                                                           9/18/2014

School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military

surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and

scores of M16 rifles.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/school-police-stock-free-military-gear-25568797

 

Rethinking A Fall Classic: The Parent-Teacher Conference

Ideastream                                                                         9/18/2014

So now that students have settled in to the routine of the school year, yet another fall

education ritual looms: the parent-teacher conference.

http://www.ideastream.org/news/npr/349234419

 

Bill Targets U.S. Education Research

Inside Higher Ed                                                                    9/18/2014

The U.S. Senate’s education committee on Wednesday unanimously approved an

education research bill over the objection of some researchers who said they’re concerned

about the changes it makes to how federal education research is overseen.

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/09/18/bill-would-revamp-oversight-federal-education-

research

 

Local Education News

 

Reynoldsburg Teachers Prepare To Strike On Friday

WTVN                                                                               9/18/2014

The Reynoldsburg Education Association and Reynoldsburg Board of Education were

meeting Thursday to try and meet an agreement and avoid the strike.

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/09/18/reynoldsburg-teachers-pack-up-classrooms-for-

strike.html

    Also: Security will be extra cost if Reynoldsburg teachers strike (Dispatch)

 

Mansfield schools, student plan mediation on lawsuit

Mansfield News Journal                                                          9/18/2014

Mansfield City Schools will try to settle out of court a lawsuit filed in May by a student

claiming he was barred from graduating.

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/09/17/mansfield-schools-student-plan-

mediation-lawsuit/15801693/

 

Akron elementary students receive frosty lesson from traveling educator

Akron Beacon Journal                                                             9/18/2014

An unorthodox educator came home to Akron this week, offering subzero science lessons to

elementary students.

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/akron-elementary-students-receive-frosty-lesson-from-traveling-

educator-1.523346

 

Kings School District installs new 'Bearacade' safety devices

WLWT                                                                               9/18/2014

The Kings school district will implement new safety devices that were designed by two

dads from northern Ohio in the wake of the Chardon shootings.

http://www.wlwt.com/news/kings-school-district-installs-new-barricade-safety-devices/28115228

 

Lorain Schools get $1.25M grant from Stocker Foundation

Elyria Chronicle-Telegram                                                        9/18/2014

A five-year, $1.25 million Stocker Foundation grant is enabling 40 children to attend

preschool annually at Larkmoor Elementary School.

http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/09/18/lorain-schools-get-1-25m-grant-stocker-foundation/

 

Report cards grade area’s school districts

Findlay Courier                                                                     9/18/2014

Some area school districts, including Findlay, improved their grades, while others saw their

grades slip when the state Department of Education released its annual report cards for

Ohio school districts.

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/09/18/report-cards-grade-areas-school-districts/

 

Superintendents speak up about report cards

Piqua Daily Call                                                                     9/18/2014

The Ohio Department of Education released its state report cards last week. The Daily Call

broke down the information and asked for feedback from local public school districts and

their superintendents.

http://www.dailycall.com/news/home_top/50676278/Superintendents-speak-up-about-report-cards

 

Higher Education News

 

Bill supports veterans seeking higher education

Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune                                                 9/18/2014

September 16 was a landmark day for Ohio's approximately 900,000 veterans of military

service.

http://www.sent-trib.com/opinion/letters/bill-supports-veterans-seeking-higher-

education/article_ed77390c-3e6d-11e4-89d4-3becd1f35f34.html

 

 

 

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