Ohio Education Daily News Summary
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April 1, 2015
State Education News
Bill would limit student assessment tests preparation time
Youngstown Vindicator 4/1/2015
The state would limit the classroom time students spend preparing and taking assessments, under legislation approved by the Ohio Senate.
Girls Behind the STEM Equality Movement
Association for Career & Technical Education 4/1/2015
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, slightly more than 5 percent of machinists and 15.6 percent of chemical engineers are female.
National Education News
Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year
Every year, thousands of fresh-faced teachers are handed the keys to a new classroom, given a pat on the back and told, "Good luck!"
Local Education News
State Superintendent Promotes New Education Initiatives
Ashland Times Gazette 4/1/2015
Ross, now Ohio's state superintendent for public instruction, told his story to area school administrators and Rotarians at an Ashland Rotary Club meeting Tuesday as an example of how believing in and empowering students can lead them to future success.
‘Project learning’ picked as schools’ next big step
Newark Advocate 4/1/2015
A Project Based Learning concept for students is being recommended as the next innovative educational program in the Granville School District.
Home-schoolers maintain district connections
This Week News 4/1/2015
When Delaware families opt to home-school their children, they still have the support of the local school district.
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Breaks Ground on New Era of Advanced Education
Twinsburg Bulletin 4/1/2015
The Cuyahoga Valley Career Center began a new era of technological advancement for students and adults in the manufacturing workforce with a March 31 groundbreaking for the center's new 3,200-square-foot robotics and advanced manufacturing addition.
Clay’s agriculture instructor harvests top teacher honor
Toledo Blade 4/1/2015
Normal classrooms have desks, a pencil sharpener, and a whiteboard.
Mentor student packs spring break lunches for those in need
Willoughby News Herald 4/1/2015
Josh Amspaugh didn’t want his peers to go hungry over spring break, so he decided to pay it forward and provide a week of food for families in need.
Higher Education News
Ohio State University will commit at least $400 million to lower the cost of education and improve
Cleveland Plain Dealer 4/1/2015
Ohio State University will dedicate at least $400 million over five years to lower the cost of education and improve its value, President Michael Drake announced Tuesday.