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July 30, 2014


State Education News

Grants Approved For Innovation In Ohio Schools
Findlay Courier                                                                                  7/30/2014

Ohio officials have approved 37 grant applications involving nearly 200 schools and educational entities from an innovation fund…

http://thecourier.com/ohio-news/2014/07/29/grants-approved-for-innovation-in-ohio-schools/


Common Core supporters ready to defend it
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/30/2014

Following a new push to derail Ohio’s use of Common Core academic standards, supporters…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/30/backers-of-common-core-ready-to-preach-it.html


State investigator dated Columbus’ data chief during probe
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/30/2014

An investigator for the state auditor’s office began…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/30/investigator-was-dating-data-chief.html

 

National Education News

School puts nearly 100 kindergartners in 1 class in teaching experiment
Washington Post                                                                               7/30/2014

Brenda Scott Academy of Theater Arts is a high-poverty preK-8th school in east Detroit that is part…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/29/school-puts-nearly-100-kindergartners-in-one-class-in-a-teaching-experiment/


Nashville to tackle racial 'discipline gap' in schools
USA Today                                                                                        7/30/2014

Numbers tell a story in Nashville that's in urban school districts across the nation…

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/23/nashville-to-tackle-racial-discipline-gap-in-schools/13029415/


New group’s mission: when parents speak, schools listen
Seattle Times                                                                                    7/30/2014

Probably no one in the state has worked harder to boost parent involvement at schools…

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2014/07/30/new-groups-mission-when-parents-speak-people-listen/

 

Local Education News

Parma received more than $700,000 from Straight A
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       7/30/2014

Parma City Schools were awarded a $733,00 state Straight A grant with the goal of making parents…

http://www.cleveland.com/parma/index.ssf/2014/07/parma_schools_received_more_th.html


Willoughby-Eastlake upgrades security to cloud system
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    7/30/2014

Willoughby-Eastlake School District has launched a new security program intended to give first responders…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140729/willoughby-eastlake-upgrades-security-to-cloud-based-system


Mason teachers, board approve new contract
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            7/30/2014

Mason City Schools teachers will receive a two percent raise during…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/07/29/mason-teachers-new-contract/13343753/


Tutors Help Ohio Students Fight Off Summer ‘Brain Drain’
WBNS                                                                                               7/30/2014

While the pool is open and school is out for the summer, kids may be losing the knowledge…

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/07/29/columbus-ohio-tutors-help-central-ohio-students-fight-off-summer-brain-drain.html


South Range starts drug-testing students
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      7/30/2014

South Range schools have begun drug-testing students, specifically athletes…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/29/south-range-starts-drug-testing-students/?nw


Youngstown, Lorain school boards consider joint meeting
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      7/30/2014

Members of the school boards of the only two districts in Ohio under the authority of state-appointed academic-distress…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/30/city-and-lorain-school-board-members-pon/

 

Higher Education News

31 million people left college without earning degree, report says
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       7/30/2014

More than 31 million people enrolled in college during the last two decades but left without earning…

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/07/more_than_31_million_people_le.html

NCAA settles suit for $70 million
Findlay Courier                                                                                  7/30/2014

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose…

http://thecourier.com/local-sports/2014/07/30/concussions-ncaa-settles-suit-for-70-million/

 

Editorial

Successful school is one to watch
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/30/2014

A Columbus Foundation grant of $375,809 to a Columbus charter-school operator has much greater significance…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/07/30/successful-school-is-one-to-watch.html


Low-income students have the will; where’s the way
Dallas Morning News                                                                         7/30/2014

If you think children from low-income homes don’t aspire to attend college, think again…

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20140727-editorial-low-income-students-have-the-will-wheres-the-way.ece
 

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