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March 20, 2014

State Education News

Kasich praises Cincinnati community-mentorship program
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/20/2014

A wealthy businessman who gives his employees and his money to a high-school mentoring program…


Districts survey taxpayers about perceptions, finances
Canton Repository                                                                             3/20/2014

Lake Local Schools residents trust the district and have a favorable opinion of the schools, but they think officials…


Schools saving cash through debt refinancing
Newark Advocate                                                                              3/20/2014

The Granville Board of Education agreed to allow its treasurer to refinance $1.3 million of debt at a lower interest rate…


Kairos specializes in students who have learning disabilities
Newark Advocate                                                                              3/20/2014

The teachers at Kairos Academy believe firmly in choice…


Berkshire, Newbury provide more specifics on consolidation plans
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    3/20/2014

More information brought up more questions at a recent public meeting of Berkshire and Newbury school boards…


Youngstown schools offer students more choices
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/20/2014

All city school seventh- and eighth-graders will be able to pick their program next fall as part of the district’s plan…




On the Front Lines in the War on Poverty
Education Week                                                                                3/20/2014

In the early 1960s, before the War on Poverty was declared, I was deeply involved in the local Chicago…


Philadelphia Leader Makes the Case for Arts Education
Education Week                                                                                3/20/2014

For Dennis W. Creedon, teaching children about art is as important as teaching them math or reading…



National Education News

Adaptive Tech, Browsers Aim to Curb Student Cheating
Education Week                                                                                3/20/2014

When it comes to curbing student cheating, technology can be both a blessing and a curse…


Weighted Admissions: Will Reshape Charters Demographics
Education Week                                                                                3/20/2014

New federal regulatory guidance that now allows charter schools to hold weighted admission lotteries in favor of disadvantaged…



Local Education News

Ashtabula considers calendar based on hours instead of days
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                                      3/20/2014

The Ashtabula Area City School Board is considering a proposed calendar for the 2014-15 school year that’s based on hours…


Two principals sue Columbus over data-tampering firings
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/20/2014

The two Columbus principals who sued the school board, current and former superintendents…


Arcadia OKs open enrollment
Findlay Courier                                                                                  3/20/2014

The Arcadia school board on Wednesday agreed to allow open enrollment for another year…


Elida approves development of online learning academy
Lima News                                                                                        3/20/2014

During the Elida school board meeting Tuesday, a resolution was passed to approve the development…


Sandy Valley teachers to receive pay hikes
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                                      3/20/2014

Annual pay raises are on the way for teachers within Sandy Valley Local School District…


Board delays vote on enrollment policy
Newark Advocate                                                                              3/20/2014

A proposal to allow Granville schools staff members who are not district residents to enroll their children…


School loses elementary student after he gets on the wrong bus
WOIO                                                                                                3/20/2014

Mandy Allen is overcome with emotion when she thinks of what could have happened when her six-year-old…


Higher Education News

Ohio college students struggle to pay for tuition, books
WKSU                                                                                               3/20/2014

Paying for college is a struggle for many Ohio students…



State is wise to let colleges decide
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/20/2014

For a second time, Gov. John Kasich asked administrators of the state’s public system of colleges…


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