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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…


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

After a harsh winter, Marion City Schools administrators…


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…



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…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…



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…


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…




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…


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

After a disastrous campaign rollout, gubernatorial candidate…


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