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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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/19/kasich-praises-cincinnati-mentorship-program.html


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…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140318998/1994/NEWS 


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…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140319/COMMUNITIES02/303190040/Schools-saving-cash-through-debt-refinancing


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

The teachers at Kairos Academy believe firmly in choice…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140319/NEWS01/303190078/Kairos-Academy-specializes-teaching-students-who-learning-disabilities


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…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140320/berkshire-newbury-school-districts-provide-more-specifics-on-consolidation-plans


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…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/mar/20/city-schools-to-expand-choices/

 

Op/Ed

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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/05/23meier.h33.html


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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/05/23ltlf-creedon.h33.html

 

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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/13/25cheating.h33.html?intc=EW-TC14-EWH


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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/18/26charterlottery.h33.html

 

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…

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x334204030/Ashtabula-BOE-considers-calendar-based-on-hours-instead-of-days


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/19/Principals_sue_Columbus_schools.html


Arcadia OKs open enrollment
Findlay Courier                                                                                  3/20/2014

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

http://thecourier.com/local-news/2014/03/20/arcadia-oks-open-enrollment/


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…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/862716/Elida-approves-development-of-online-learning-academy


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…

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319039/1994/NEWS


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…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140319/COMMUNITIES02/303190041/Board-delays-vote-enrollment-policy


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…

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/25021149/school-loses-student-after


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…

http://www.wksu.org/news/story/38583


Editorial

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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/sections/opinion/editorials/index.html?cmpid=tplnnv
 

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