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March 21, 2014

State Education News

Preschool expansion supporters to discuss their plans
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/21/2014

The task force seeking to provide more and better preschool for Cleveland children will discuss…


Locked-up kids secluded more
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/21/2014

As the state prepares to defend itself against a federal lawsuit for alleged illegal seclusion of mentally ill juvenile offenders, new statistics…


Field-Testing to Begin on Common-Core Exams
Education Week                                                                                3/21/2014

Next week marks a major milestone in an assessment project of unprecedented scope: the start of field-testing season…


Lorain County schools conserve energy to lower costs
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      3/21/2014

With the rising cost of energy, school districts are seeking ways to conserve…


Ohio students who make threats could face expulsion
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/21/2014

Students who post threatening messages on social- media sites or who offer such comments in casual conversations…



National Education News

Dyslexic students in TN may get help from legislature
Nashville Tennessean                                                                        3/21/2014

When Melissa Tackett’s daughter started first grade at Crockett Elementary School, it quickly became clear…


Less lecturing, more doing: New approach for A.P. classes
Seattle Times                                                                                    3/21/2014

In a new type of advanced government class at Seattle’s Garfield High, the students rarely sit quietly taking notes…



Local Education News

Conneaut students will have more class time
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                                      3/21/2014

Starting Monday, class days will grow by 30 minutes to help the Conneaut…


Geneva students to have longer school days
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                                      3/21/2014

The Geneva Area City Schools Board of Education…


North Ridgeville superintendent says district's plans to define education for next 75 years
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/21/2014

The North Ridgeville school district, like the city, is in the midst of a growth spurt…


Center for homeless youth adds hours, services
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/21/2014

The bustle inside the old house on N. 4th Street is typical enough: Teens and 20-somethings…


Mansfield teachers' probe should be done next week
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    3/21/2014

An investigation into circumstances surrounding seven Mansfield City Schools employees being placed on paid leave is expected…



Higher Education News

UC will take part in Hawaii telescope project with Caltech
Los Angeles Times                                                                             3/21/2014

The University of California took a big step Thursday toward what astronomers predict will be vastly improved exploration of the solar system…


The promise of a $10,000 bachelor’s degree
Seattle Times                                                                                    3/21/2014

Is it possible to create a bachelor’s degree that would cost students only $10,000…


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