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July 29, 2014


State Education News

Straight A Grants finalized, local districts to get funds
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    7/29/2014

More than $20 million from Ohio’s Straight A Fund have been finalized for three Lake and Geauga…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140728/straight-a-grants-finalized-local-districts-to-get-funds


West Muskingum wins Straight-A grant
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                                 7/29/2014

Nearly 200 schools, including West Muskingum Schools, won more than $140 million…

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/west-muskingum-wins-straight-grant/13300337/


Straight A: Area educational groups awarded $16 million from state
Canton Repository                                                                             7/29/2014

Educational groups in Stark County and surrounding areas will receive about $16 million…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140729/NEWS/140729283


It takes a village to raise STEM talent
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            7/29/2014

Nine high school students from three local school districts banded together to enter an international…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/education/2014/07/28/takes-village-raise-stem-talent/13304927/


OH rules for Clev. Clinic, against Beachwood on exemptions for Cedar Rd.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                       7/29/2014

The state's Board of Tax Appeals has ruled in favor of the nonprofit Cleveland Clinic…

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/07/state_rules_for_cleveland_clin.html


OH House introduces bill to replace Common Core
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/29/2014

Ohio school districts that have spent four years implementing…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/28/common-core-elimination-bill.html

 

National Education News

E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies
Education Week                                                                                7/29/2014

For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/07/29/37ecigarettes.h33.html


Lack of funding leaves void in mentoring, academic services
Pittsburgh Post Gazette                                                                     7/29/2014

The wooded expanse of Frick Park had been transformed before Michael Smith’s eyes…

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/07/28/Pittsburgh-Region-education-cut-leaves-void-in-mentoring/stories/201407280004

 

Local Education News

Tri-Rivers wins Straight-A grant
Marion Star                                                                                       7/29/2014

Nearly 200 schools, including Tri-Rivers Career Center of Central Ohio, won more than $140 million…

http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/tri-rivers-wins-straight-grant/13295043/


Licking Heights district wins Straight-A grant
Newark Advocate                                                                              7/29/2014

Nearly 200 schools, including Licking Heights Local, won more than $140 million in innovation…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/wins-straight-grant/13292299/


Chillicothe considers pairing students, laptops
Chillicothe Gazette                                                                            7/29/2014

Come January, students at Chillicothe High School could be swapping…

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/chillicothe-considers-pairing-students-laptops/13304145/


Walnut school district ‘desperate’ for voters to pass levy
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/29/2014

Voters in the Walnut Township Local school district in Fairfield County will be asked to approve an emergency…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/28/Walnut-Township-school-levy.html


Grants approved for innovation
Dayton Daily News                                                                            7/29/2014

Ohio officials have approved 37 grant applications involving nearly 200 schools and educational entities…

http://www.daytondailynews.com/ap/ap/ohio/grants-approved-for-innovation-in-ohio-schools/ngqH2/


ESC wins Straight-A grant
Lancaster Eagle-Gazette                                                                    7/29/2014

Nearly 200 schools, including several in Fairfield County, won more than $140 million…

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/local/2014/07/28/esc-wins-straight-grant/13291267/


PSchool openings expand in Lorain, enrollment still overflows
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      7/29/2014

A state deadline of reading proficiency by the end of third-grade and presence of the Lorain…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140728/preschool-openings-expand-in-lorain-city-schools-enrollment-still-overflows


'Back to School Blast' for entire community
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                                      7/29/2014

What began eight years ago as a back-to-school fair has evolved into the Tuscarawas Valley…

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729284

 

Higher Education News

Are programs to hire vets working
WDTN                                                                                               7/29/2014

Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor was in Dayton Thursday to discuss veterans’ job opportunities…

 

http://wdtn.com/2014/07/24/panel-wants-veterans-experience-to-translate-to-education/


Graduates’ earnings part of magazine’s college rankings
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            7/29/2014

Money magazine took its shot at college rankings yesterday, releasing a new best-colleges list focused on…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/07/29/student-earnings-part-of-rankings.html

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