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March 27, 2014


State Education News

Schools to vie for $150 million in state grants
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/27/2014

Hundreds of Ohio schools will be vying this spring for nearly $150 million in education grants…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/27/applicants-sought-for-150m-in-grants.html


Students' visit to Statehouse includes history from Gov.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/27/2014

Some fourth- and fifth- graders at the Statehouse Wednesday got their history lesson for the day…

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/03/kasich_and_calamity_days_-_do.html


Area schools preparing for state tests
Findlay Courier                                                                                  3/27/2014

With less than a month before state testing begins, some area school districts are cramming in a few extra lessons…

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/03/27/area-schools-preparing-for-state-tests/


Governor Oks 4 more 'snow days' for schools
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            3/27/2014

Ohio schoolchildren and their families won't have to worry about the school year extending…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/03/26/ohio-governor-ok-snow-days-schools/6903871/

 

National Education News

Calif. Testing Waiver Draws Civil Rights Concerns
Education Week                                                                                3/27/2014

The U.S. Department of Education's sweeping decision to let California avoid making new school accountability decisions…

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


Local Education News

Gov. signs calamity legislation as local schools firm up calendars
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    3/27/2014

Surrounded by legislators, students and members of the media, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed amended substitute House Bill 416…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140326/governor-signs-calamity-days-legislation-as-schools-firm-up-calendars


Stingel students watch Kasich sign calamity day bill
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    3/27/2014

A group of fifth-graders from Stingel Elementary School in Ontario watched Wednesday as Gov…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140326/NEWS01/303260002/Stingel-students-watch-Kasich-sign-calamity-day-bill


3-judge panel hears appeal for Chardon High shooter
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    3/27/2014

Thomas M. “T.J.” Lane III’s attorney was in Geauga County Common Pleas Court March 26 to argue that the Chardon High…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140326/3-judge-panel-hears-appeal-for-chardon-high-shooter-tj-lane


Schools say calamity bill doesn't help; students will do schoolwork
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       3/27/2014

Cleveland Heights-University Heights students will do schoolwork during spring break next month to make up for some of the days…

http://www.cleveland.com/university-heights/index.ssf/2014/03/local_schools_say_new_calamity.html


Richmond officials indicted on additional charges
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    3/27/2014

Richmond Heights Superintendent Robert J. Moore and Building and Grounds…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140326/richmond-heights-school-officials-indicted-on-additional-charges


Sebring Superintendent personnel file clean
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/27/2014

A review of the personnel file of former Sebring school district Superintendent Christopher Lewis portrays him as a “commendable” leader…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/27/supers-personnel-file-clean/

 

Higher Education News

Baxters donate $100,000 to establish scholarship at YSU
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/27/2014

Youngstown State University alumni Alan and Sandra Baxter have donated $100,000…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/27/baxters-give-k-to-establish-endowed-scho/

 

Editorial

Book donations can help students
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/27/2014

Central Ohioans have until Monday to donate new or gently used children’s books to the Books…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/sections/opinion/editorials/index.html?cmpid=tplnnvhp
 

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