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February 20, 2015


State Education News

Legislators will change Gov. Kasich’s school-funding plan
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/20/2015

Legislators are going to change Gov. John Kasich’s proposed school-funding plan…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/20/legislators-will-change-gov--kasichs-school-funding-plan.html


Kasich: Common Core opposition a runaway campaign
Lancaster Eagle-Gazette                                                          2/20/2015

Gov. John Kasich called opposition to Common Core "a runaway Internet campaign," reaffirming his support for the…

http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/story/news/politics/elections/2015/02/19/kasich-common-core-opposition-runaway-campaign/23694935/


Mansfield schools align math education to Common Core
Mansfield News Journal                                                          2/20/2015

To align curriculum with state common core standards, Mansfield City…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2015/02/19/mansfield-schools-align-math-education-common-core/23707193/


Common Core tests get mixed reviews
Newark Advocate                                                                  2/20/2015

This week, students across Ohio started taking the PARCC tests…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2015/02/19/common-core-tests-get-mixed-reviews/23707075/


Lunch ladies help students make healthy choices
Willoughby News Herald                                                         2/20/2015

Ever since the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Mentor Schools Nutrition Supervisor Jeni Lange has become…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20150220/lunch-ladies-help-students-make-healthy-choices


Op/Ed

'Hands-in-the-Dirt' Learning
Education Week                                                                   2/20/2015

School gardens are a wonderful learning opportunity for students, according to the thousands of teachers…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/02/18/hands-in-the-dirt-learning.html

 

National Education News

Schools Weigh Access to Students' Social Media Passwords
Education Week                                                                   2/20/2015

State lawmakers and school district officials are again wrestling with questions about schools' authority…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/02/18/schools-weigh-access-to-students-social-media.html

 

Local Education News

Athens completes training on reporting; review of policies
Athens Messenger                                                                 2/20/2015

After a difficult past few weeks, staff, administrators and board members from Athens City Schools took…

http://www.athensmessenger.com/news/athens-city-schools-staff-completes-training-on-reporting-review-of/article_5456ebb6-95ed-59d9-b6a3-2ebd6d42b0e4.html


Lake Local refinances bonds; tax bills to be reduced
Canton Repository                                                                 2/20/2015

Property owners in the Lake Local School District could see a nearly $400 decrease on their tax bill over…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20150219/NEWS/150219147


Sullinger urges educators to help students succeed
Chillicothe Gazette                                                                2/20/2015

Retired high school basketball coach James “Satch” Sullinger said he didn’t win…

http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2015/02/19/sullinger-urges-educators-help-students-succeed/23719381/


Gahanna to pay $1 million to settle soured development talks
Columbus Dispatch                                                                2/20/2015

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education has agreed to a $980,000 settlement…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/02/20/gahanna-schools-to-pay-nearly-1-million-to-settle-soured-development-talks.html


Open enrollment begins at Bluffton schools
Lima News                                                                          2/20/2015

Open enrollment at Bluffton schools is open for the 2015-16 school…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news-news_education/151950159/Open-enrollment-begins-at-Bluffton-schools


Common Core tests start in Lorain Co.
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           2/20/2015

School children, this week, began taking state tests intended to ensure learning happens

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150219/common-core-tests-start-in-lorain-county-some-students-opt-out


Warren students show police appreciation with meals
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           2/20/2015

It’s nice being a police officer on those occasions when the people they serve say

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/feb/19/warren-students-show-police-appreciation-meals-tok/?nw

 

Higher Education News

BGSU to study unplanned births
Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune                                                 2/20/2015

In an ideal world, all babies would be planned and wanted by their parents…

http://www.sent-trib.com/news/bgsu-to-study-unplanned-births/article_29161b8e-b38c-11e4-8ea6-ffb8fba7fd91.html

 

Editorial

Put our children first
Detroit Free Press                                                                  2/20/2015

Schools are supposed to be about children…

http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/09/21/michigan-charter-schools/15925535/
 

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