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December 3, 2013
State Education News
Medina County schools are ready for Common Core standards
Cleveland Plain Dealer 12/3/2013
Northern Medina County school districts are well on their way to aligning teaching with the new Common Core standards that detail what students have to know by the end of each grade.
Youth, 14, to be in court on charges for Scott standoff
Toledo Blade 12/3/2013
A 14-year-old boy who took a pellet gun to Scott High School today, causing a lockdown and standoff with Toledo police, will appear in court Tuesday.
National Education News
US teens lag in global education rankings as Asian countries rise to the top
NBC Nightly News 12/3/2013
Students in the United States made scant headway on recent global achievement exams and slipped deeper in the international rankings amid fast-growing competition abroad, according to test results released Tuesday.
Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times
Cristina Sevin knows the drill. Her 15-year-old son Isaac's first alarm goes off at 6:05 a.m. When he sleeps right through it, Mom starts the nudging.
Kids upload and unload on school cafeteria lunches
USA Today 12/3/2013
An online campaign designed to get young people interested in the quality of their school lunches has produced an unprecedented peek into their world.
School Stress Takes A Toll On Health, Teens And Parents Say
When high school junior Nora Huynh got her report card, she was devastated to see that she didn't get a perfect 4.0.
Local Education News
Johnstown schools fire interim superintendent after six days
Columbus Dispatch 12/3/2013
It took less than a week for the Johnstown-Monroe school board to hire and fire an interim
Author to speak on succeeding in school
Ashtabula Gazette News 12/3/2013
Parents and community members looking to help their children succeed in school and the working world are encouraged to attend a free presentation at Lakeland Community College tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Charter schools' heading to court
Marion Star 12/3/2013
A fight against North Central Ohio Educational Service Center’s attempt to close two Columbus charter schools the service center sponsors will be heard in court in Columbus on Monday.
Former Chillicothe teacher's license suspended after probe
Chillicothe Gazette 12/3/2013
A former Chillicothe City Schools teacher who resigned in March amid accusations of forgery had his teaching license suspended last week by the Ohio Department of Education.
Akron school district holds termination hearing for teacher accused of racist posts on Facebook
Akron Beacon Journal 12/3/2013
Akron Public Schools officials held a termination hearing Monday morning for a suspended Firestone High School teacher accused of posting racist comments on his personal Facebook page.
Court Records Show Driver Had Bottle Of Whiskey On School Bus
The Columbus City School Bus driver, accused of driving a school bus drunk, will be now be arraigned next week.
Higher Education News
Ohio business school named among ‘most beautiful’ in world
Dayton Business Journal 12/3/2013
When it comes to aesthetics, an Ohio business school has got something to see.
Ohio must play lead role in rural education
Cincinnati Enquirer 12/3/2013
“The narrative of rural education is being rewritten,” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan declared last month to a group of more than 300 education leaders at the Rural Education National Forum in Columbus.
Findlay Courier 12/3/2013
School security is only a pressing issue, it seems, in the immediate aftermath of a tragedy, such as at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a shooter killed 20 students and six educators before killing himself.