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April 12-14, 2014

State Education News

Jackson could be first in OH to add international career tech
Canton Repository                                                                             4/14/2014

Madison Dockery wants to pursue business management so she can someday work…


CPS success may become national model
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            4/14/2014

At Cincinnati Public Schools, the school day doesn't end after the math and reading classes are finished…


A few kids openly skip state's standardized testing
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

They get a good night’s sleep, eat breakfast and bring their sharpened No. 2 pencils…


Skipping vaccines creates public-health risk
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

Keeping illnesses such as measles, mumps and whooping cough from sickening…


Committee pushes to remove educational from Constitution
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

The Ohio Constitution’s mandate that the state provide a “thorough and efficient” education…


Study: Students’ track often set by age 5
Dayton Daily News                                                                            4/14/2014

Most children who were behind in literacy on Ohio’s kindergarten test were unable to catch up in the next three-plus years…


State to take action against former Marion school chief
Marion Star                                                                                       4/14/2014

A former Marion City Schools superintendent remains the only one of 30 educators investigated to voluntarily…


Common Core practice underway
Newark Advocate                                                                              4/14/2014

Local students got their first taste of Common Core this week…


Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder reaches 1 in 68 children
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                                 4/14/2014

AJ Wells is 8 years old. He can read and write and loves to be outside…




An educator’s optimism for Afghanistan
Seattle Times                                                                                    4/14/2014

Voters in Afghanistan go to the polls next week to elect a new president and provincial leaders…



National Education News

Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards
Education Week                                                                                4/14/2014

As a small but growing number of states adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, science museums…



Local Education News

Students arrested after fight carries over to Kenmore
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                        4/14/2014

Multiple police were dispatched Friday morning to Kenmore High School in Akron to quell a fight…


At Black Male Summit, students get life lessons
Canton Repository                                                                             4/14/2014

Trajen Wood hopes to one day play in the NBA. But the freshman at Timken High School said he’s considering going to college for a business…


Seniors in Newark honored for legislative victory as 4th-graders
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

A decade ago, Linda Woolard asked her fourth-grade students to do the unthinkable…


Elementary school enrollment shrinking, central OH holds steady
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

About as many central Ohio school districts are growing as are losing students…


Schools set to get net cafes’ computers
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

Cleveland schools are slated to receive hundreds of computers…


Growing Passover food teaches kids
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

A handful of Passover Seder meals across Columbus will benefit this year from the green thumbs…


Dad, not son, now charged in school shooting
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

Gregory Glaves Jr. took the bus home from middle school, fixed himself a snack and headed…


TPS board to discuss deal for YMCA facility
Toledo Blade                                                                                     4/14/2014

Toledo Public Schools’ headquarters appears set to move to North Summit Street…


South Euclid-Lyndhurst sessions cover redesigned school day
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    4/14/2014

The South Euclid-Lyndhurst School District is holding information sessions…



Higher Education News

Tressel applies for Youngstown State job
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/14/2014

Jim Tressel has applied to become Youngstown…




Tough decisions ahead for city schools
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    4/14/2014

Mansfield City Schools officials must decide if something that has been viewed as an extra…


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