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April 16, 2014


State Education News

Cost of calamity days adds up
Canton Repository                                                                             4/16/2014

While state law excuses students from making up most of the school days they missed due to hazardous weather, school districts still won't recoup the costs associated with snow days.

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419445/1994/NEWS


State school board debates LGBT anti-discrimination policy
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/16/2014

For the second day, a divided Ohio Board of Education debated a proposal to ban discrimination of teachers and school personnel based on sexual orientation.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/15/state-school-board-debates-lgbt-anti-discrimination-policy.html

 

Local Education News

Oakwood academic team heads to nationals
Dayton Daily News                                                                            4/16/2014

…Mastering this knowledge is just another walk in the park for Oakwood’s Academic Decathlon Team, which won the right to compete nationally in Hawaii next week, April 24-26.

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/oakwood-academic-team-heads-to-nationals/nfXch/


Graham Local Schools approves new digital academy
Springfield News-Sun                                                                        4/16/2014

The Graham Local School District Board of Education approved the creation of a new online academy earlier this week, just months after the district separated ties with its previously sponsored charter school, The AB Graham Academy.

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/graham-local-schools-approves-new-digital-academy/nfbB3/


State panel OKs STEM designation for proposed Youngstown school
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      4/16/2014

The Mahoning County Educational Service Center will open a year-round Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics school in fall 2015 with a manufacturing and entrepreneurship emphasis.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/16/state-panel-oks-stem-designation/


Choffin students ready for in-demand manufacturing jobs
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      4/16/2014

Choffin Career and Technical Center is getting students ready for one of the most in-demand fields in the region.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/16/in-demand/


SCS’s Learning Cafe showing good potential
Hamilton Journal-News                                                                     4/16/2014

The new coordinator of Springfield City Schools’ Learning CafĂ© program is pleased so far with the potential it has shown.

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/news/scss-learning-cafe-showing-good-potential/nfZ6M/


Audit denies reimbursement
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            4/16/2014

The executive director of Zenith Academy was trying to make it right, funneling $12,425 of his own money to the charter school to resolve an accounting error.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/16/audit-denies-reimbursement.html


Thurgood Marshall HS designated a STEM school
Dayton Business Journal                                                                    4/16/2014

Thurgood Marshall High School in Dayton has been designated as the region’s newest STEM school.

http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/blog/morning_call/2014/04/thurgood-marshall-hs-designated-a-stem-school.html


DPS asked to reduce suspensions
Dayton Daily News                                                                            4/16/2014

Members of Racial Justice Now called on Dayton Public Schools officials to change their student discipline policies Tuesday, asking the school board to dramatically reduce out-of-school suspensions in the coming years.

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local/dps-asked-to-reduce-suspensions/nfbKZ/


Heath schools implement anonymous tipline
Newark Advocate                                                                              4/16/2014

Heath school administrators never again want students to say they were too scared or embarrassed to report something.

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20140415/NEWS01/304150019/Heath-schools-implement-anonymous-tipline


Franklin schools working to improve security
Hamilton Journal-News                                                                     4/16/2014

Franklin’s school buildings will receive some additional upgrades to enhance internal security for students, faculty and staff.

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/franklin-schools-working-to-improve-security/nfZ9H/


Judge dismisses sexual assault lawsuit against Bath schools
Lima News                                                                                        4/16/2014

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the mother of a 5-year-old girl sexually assaulted on a Bath school bus in 2012.

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1245117/Judge-dismisses-sexual-assault-lawsuit-against-Bath-schools
 

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