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April 7, 2015
State Education News
Ohio may allow some school districts to develop their own tests
Columbus Dispatch 4/7/2015
Amid growing complaints about new state tests for students, the Ohio Department of Education announced a plan yesterday that could allow alternative assessments in some high-performing schools.
New Principal Training Program in Ohio Will Put Leaders in High-Poverty Schools
Education Week 4/7/2015
A new Ohio program is seeking to train leaders, including those without a background in education, to take on the role of principals in schools in high-poverty environments, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
National Education News
Map: 10 States That Draw the Most International Students
U.S. News 4/7/2015
Ohio, which welcomed 28,401 international students in 2012-2013, saw the biggest percentage increases in international students in the states that hosted the most international students.
Local Education News
Settlement: Monroe schools get $675K
Cincinnati Enquirer 4/7/2015
An auditing firm will pay Monroe Schools $675,000 to settle a lawsuit that included allegations against a former school treasurer.
Judge takes court to students
Zanesville Times-Recorder 4/7/2015
Judge Eric Martin and his staff are hoping a few minutes in a temporary courtroom today will provide a brighter future for students tomorrow.