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March 18, 2014


State Education News

Area superintendents weigh in on drug policies
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      3/18/2014

In Austintown, the school district has implemented a drug policy for new hires…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/18/valley-schools-vary-in-approaches-to-dru/


Alliance BOE to consider restructuring proposals
Canton Repository                                                                             3/18/2014

When the city school board meets Monday night, it will have at least two options to consider for restructuring the district’s three elementary…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319234/1994/NEWS

 

National Education News

Innovative Ed. Model Challenges Teachers to Adjust
Education Week                                                                                3/18/2014

Another first-period engineering class has just been derailed by a series of small frustrations: Students strolling in late…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/12/24techschool_ep.h33.html


At least 20 Ore. students suspended because of tweet
USA Today                                                                                        3/18/2014

At least 20 high school students here were suspended over a tweet…

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/13/twitter-school-suspensions/6373081/

 

Local Education News

‘Finger gun’ penalty upheld
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            3/18/2014

A Columbus schools hearing officer has upheld the 3-day suspension of a fifth-grader…

http://www.dispatch.com/


Lorain, Amherst schools set calamity make-up days
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      3/18/2014

Two school districts handled making up calamity days differently as school boards in Amherst and Lorain…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140317/lorain-amherst-schools-set-calamity-make-up-days


Marion administrators encourage preschool registration
Marion Star                                                                                       3/18/2014

Students in Jennifer Myers’ preschool class were very lively Monday afternoon…

http://www.marionstar.com/article/20140317/NEWS01/303170010/Marion-City-Schools-administrators-encourage-preschool-registration


Perrysburg introduces school resource officer
Toledo Blade                                                                                     3/18/2014

Perrysburg Police Officer Mark Lepkowski was introduced as the first-ever school resource officer for Perrysburg…

http://www.ourtownperrysburg.com/Education/2014/03/17/Perrysburg-introduces-school-resource-officer.html


Monroe Public Schools to extend until late June
Toledo Blade                                                                                     3/18/2014

Students in Monroe Public Schools will attend classes…

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2014/03/18/Monroe-Public-Schools-to-extend-until-June-18.html


Richmond Heights officials arraigned on felony charges
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    3/18/2014

The Richmond Heights Schools superintendent and the district’s director of buildings and grounds were arraigned…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140317/richmond-heights-schools-officials-arraigned-on-multiple-felony-charges-including-bribery-and-extortion

 

Higher Education News

Recommendation: Cut college algebra for some students
Dayton Daily News                                                                            3/18/2014

A committee of educators has recommended eliminating college algebra requirements for some students because those requirements…

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/recommendation-cut-college-algebra-for-some-studen/nfC82/


Colleges seeking autonomy from state system
Johnstown Tribune                                                                            3/18/2014

Opening an escape hatch for universities to flee the state’s higher education system is an idea…

http://www.tribune-democrat.com/news/x1984789541/Colleges-seeking-autonomy-from-state-system

 

Editorial

Charter Schools
New York Times                                                                                3/18/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned on the promise of re-evaluating the practice of co-locating charter and noncharter…

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/opinion/charter-schools.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0


San Diego Unified: Students first — or adult employees
San Diego Union Tribune                                                                   3/18/2014

A landmark lawsuit, Vergara vs. California, is now playing out in a Los Angeles courtroom…

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/opinion/commentary/
 

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