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March 25, 2014


State Education News

MCCTC Hosts 'Cutting Edge Manufacturing' Conference
Youngstown Business Journal                                                            3/25/2014

Cutting Edge Manufacturing, a two-day conference this…

http://businessjournaldaily.com/education/mcctc-hosts-cutting-edge-manufacturing-conference-2014-3-25


Schools officials seek input on makeup days
Marion Star                                                                                       3/25/2014

After a harsh winter, Marion City Schools administrators…

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140324/NEWS01/303240026/Marion-City-Schools-officials-seek-input-makeup-days


Year-Round School for CMSD
WJW                                                                                                 3/25/2014

A school year that starts earlier could be a step toward year-round classes for the Cleveland Metropolitan…

http://fox8.com/2014/03/25/download-year-round-school-for-cmsd-students/

 

National Education News

Districts Look to Promote Economically Integrated Schools
Education Week                                                                                3/25/2014

When housing policies fail to break up concentrations of poverty in cities, some education researchers…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/26/26wopmontgomery.h33.html


Testing Embedded in Digital Games Yields Key Data
Education Week                                                                                3/25/2014

Pollution Challenge, an educational version of the popular city-building video game…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/13/25games.h33.html?intc=EW-TC14-EWH

 

Local Education News

Chagrin Falls teachers without contract, still negotiating
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/25/2014

Chagrin Falls teachers have been working without a contract for nearly a year now…

http://www.cleveland.com/chagrin-falls/index.ssf/2014/03/chagrin_falls_teachers_continu.html


Westlake, teachers reach agreement that freezes base pay
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/25/2014

The Westlake school board and the district's teachers have reached a tentative accord…

http://www.cleveland.com/westlake/index.ssf/2014/03/westlake_school_board_teachers.html


Columbus police probing charter schools that closed shortly after opening
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/25/2014

Two Columbus charter schools that opened last fall and then quickly closed are missing thousands of taxpayer…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/25/police-probing-charter-schools-that-closed-shortly-after-opening.html


Vermilion has cost savings, considers more amenities
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      3/25/2014

As bid prices come in lower than expected, Vermilion Local Schools could add more features to its school…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140324/vermilion-school-board-has-cost-savings-considers-more-amenities


Virtual town hall tonight on Dover school plan
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                                      3/25/2014

Supporters of a proposal to build a new high school in Dover will be holding a virtual town hall…

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20140324/NEWS/140329575/1994/NEWS


Akron board approves 'blizzard bags' to make up school
WKYC                                                                                                3/25/2014

Akron Schools students likely won't be in school past their planned last day of June 5 after the school board approved "blizzard bags…

http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/education/2014/03/24/akron-schools-blizzard-bags/6849329/


Struthers City Schools to intensify STEM-based curriculum
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/25/2014

In Scott Stoddart’s seventh-grade science classroom, each new day means a new…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/25/igniting-a-passion-for-problem-solving/

 

Higher Education News

States consider free community college, mobile apps help safety
Seattle Times                                                                                    3/25/2014

Lawmakers in Oregon and Tennessee are researching the costs and benefits of providing free community college tuition…

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2014/03/18/round-up-states-consider-free-community-college-tuition-mobile-apps-help-campus-safety-officers/


Va. Tech board OKs 3 new science degrees
Washington Post                                                                               3/25/2014

Virginia Tech’s Board of Visitors has approved three new degree programs in high-tech science fields…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/va-tech-board-oks-3-new-science-degrees/2014/03/25/cde9a8ca-b41d-11e3-bab2-b9602293021d_story.html

 

Editorial

Too many suspensions, few science courses plague minority schools
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/25/2014

A federal report that says that black students are more likely to be suspended from school or preschool…

http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/03/suspensions_lousy_courses_plag.html


Reading goal aims to avert disaster
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/25/2014

After a disastrous campaign rollout, gubernatorial candidate…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/03/25/reading-goal-aims-to-avert-disaster.html
 

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