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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…

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/03/preschool_expansion_supporters.html


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/21/locked-up-kids-secluded-more-in-2013.html


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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/21/26fieldtests_ep.h33.html


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…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140320/lorain-county-schools-conserve-energy-to-lower-costs


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…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/21/ohio-bill-stiffens-punishments-for-stude/

 

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…

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/education/2014/02/03/dyslexic-students-in-tn-may-get-help-from-legislature/5175805/


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…

http://seattletimes.com/html/education/2023026649_edlabadvancedplacementxml.html

 

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…

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x1984794682/Conneaut-students-will-have-more-class-time


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

The Geneva Area City Schools Board of Education…

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x787225465/Geneva-students-to-have-longer-school-days


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…

http://www.cleveland.com/north-ridgeville/index.ssf/2014/03/north_ridgeville_school_distri_1.html


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/21/more-dropping-in.html


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…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140320/NEWS01/303200010/Probe-into-Mansfield-teachers-leave-should-done-next-week

 

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…

http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-uc-regents-20140321,0,2913286.story#axzz2wbbbR2yi


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…

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2014/03/17/the-promise-of-a-10000-bachelors-degree/
 

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