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December 18, 2014

State Education News

ACLU of Ohio says state can't "inject religious criteria" into Gov. Kasich's student mentoring program
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                           12/18/2014

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is researching possible legal action over a requirement for schools to have religious partners to be part of Gov. John Kasich's $10 million student mentoring program.


Ohio Schools Sign Up For New Anonymous Tip Line For Students
WBNS                                                                              12/18/2014

Roughly 200 individual schools have signed up for the SaferOH tip line in the first 24 hours after it was launched.




Superintendents: Rule elimination won’t create major changes in schools
Springfield News-Sun                                                            12/18/2014

The action taken by the state board on Dec. 9 to abolish the “5 of 8” rule is merely one revision in the process of revising all of the operating standards.



National Education News

Influenza walloping schools in South, Midwest
USA Today                                                                         12/18/2014

With Christmas break tantalizingly close, flu-bitten students and teachers across the USA are limping into the holiday season.



Local Education News

Program shows Springfield students science behind crime scenes
Springfield News-Sun                                                            12/18/2014

Springfield fourth graders conducted experiments this week just like forensic scientists would use in a lab in an effort to expose children to scientific career fields.


Former Marion-Franklin principal says she was pawn in data scandal
Columbus Dispatch                                                               12/18/2014

Pamela B. Diggs says she was merely a cog in a massive machine designed to churn out falsified student data to make Columbus schools look better.


Liberty kids get moving
Youngstown Vindicator                                                         12/18/2014

Boot Camp. Two words that don’t bring to mind good times. But in the gym at Liberty High School on Wednesday, fifth- through eighth-graders were enjoying their turn at it.



Higher Education News

Mount Union names Richard Merriman as its 12th president
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                             12/18/2014

W. Richard Merriman Jr., the current president of Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, will become the University of Mount Union's president starting July 1, according to the university.


Oxford, Ohio, home to Miami University, ranked best college town in the U.S.
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                           12/18/2014

The city of Oxford, home to Miami University, is the best college town in the country, according to a new study by WalletHub.


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