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Mar. 28-30, 2015

State Education News

A Snapshot of Ohio: Girls Behind STEM
The STEM Issue                                                                    3/30/2015

Past a sea of spinning wind turbines and rows of solar panels…

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Career-Tech/STEM


Mentoring programs ahead
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                            3/30/2015

Programs aimed at maximizing instructional time and boosting the graduation…

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/mentoring-programs-ahead/article_2316d1c0-d68b-11e4-a6f4-830c7048a085.html


‘Flagged’ students could hurt Ohio charter schools’ funding
Columbus Dispatch                                                                3/30/2015

Charter schools are making progress in clearing up confusion about which students are enrolled…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/03/30/flagged-students-could-hurt-charters.html

 

Op/Ed

Why kids are getting more aggressive on the playground
Washington Post                                                                   3/30/2015

Here is a new piece from pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom, who has written some…

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/03/29/why-kids-are-getting-more-aggressive-on-the-playground/

 

National Education News

U.S. Citizenship Test Gains Traction as Diploma Criterion
Education Week                                                                   3/30/2015

Amid long-standing national angst over the amount of knowledge that American public school students…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/03/25/us-citizenship-test-gains-traction-as-diploma.html

 

Local Education News

Newark works to draw kids to manufacturing
Newark Advocate                                                                  3/30/2015

Forty-six students from Licking Valley and Heath high schools had a preconceived idea…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/in-depth/2015/03/28/newark-works-draw-kids-manufacturing/70498930/


R.G. Drage students are welding a future
Canton Repository                                                                 3/30/2015

The welding industry is booming. That’s evident when walking into the classroom…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20150329/NEWS/150329324/0/SEARCH


TPS asks court to nix arbitrator’s decision
Toledo Blade                                                                       3/30/2015

Toledo Public Schools has filed an appeal in Lucas County Court of an arbitrator’s ruling that the district…

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2015/03/30/TPS-asks-court-to-nix-arbitrator-s-decision.html


MCCTC students collaborate in STEM project
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           3/30/2015

The narrative recalls the children’s song “I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/mar/30/students-reach-new-heights-in-stem-goody/

 

Higher Education News

Drake era evolving as Ohio State leader settles in
Columbus Dispatch                                                                3/30/2015

There’s a running joke among students at Ohio State University that President…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/03/29/drake-era-evolving-as-leader-settles-in.html

 

Editorial

Opting out is not a solution
Columbus Dispatch                                                                3/30/2015

News that hundreds of central Ohio parents opted their children out of Ohio’s…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/03/30/opting-out-is-not-a-solution.html
 

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