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July 28, 2015

State Education News

New mentoring program receives state grant funding
Mansfield News Journal                                                          7/28/2015

With help from a $75,000 grant from the state, North End Community Improvement Collaborative…


Number of school librarians dropping fast across Ohio
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           7/28/2015

The number of school librarians in Ohio has dropped by nearly half in the past…


New city schools commission to be appointed in October
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           7/28/2015

A new city schools academic distress commission will be in place by…




Technology Holds Promise for Students With Poor Vocabulary Skills
Education Week                                                                   7/28/2015

In 1995, the researchers Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley published the results of their groundbreaking…



National Education News

New Tool Maps School Attendance Zones Across U.S.
Education Week                                                                   7/28/2015

Attendance zones may be the education topic most guaranteed to launch a debate…



Local Education News

Akron approves annual expenditures to feed, test, transport students
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             7/28/2015

The Akron School Board on Monday night approved nearly $3 million in contracts…


Local companies: We’re hiring but need skilled workers
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                7/28/2015

Hamilton County businesses are feeling pretty good about the economy these days…


Karis’ Cause helps families impacted by childhood cancer
Newark Advocate                                                                  7/28/2015

Marci Harbage was sitting alongside her family on the 12th floor of Nationwide Children’s Hospital…



Higher Education News

G. Washington University drops test scores from admission requirements
Columbus Dispatch                                                                7/28/2015

George Washington University dropped its testing requirement for most freshman admissions on…




Zero tolerance is an idea whose time has passed
Columbus Dispatch                                                                7/28/2015

News that the state might stop encouraging “zero tolerance” policies…


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