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Nov. 19, 2015

State Education News

CSU study predicts Utica Shale will fuel big demand for new jobs
Canton Repository                                                               11/19/2015

Researchers from the college’s Center for Economic Development and Energy Policy Center estimate Utica drilling and production will generate 10,505 full-time jobs in Ohio by 2019; a third of those jobs will require higher education.


Lawmaker brings pay-to-play, student health issues hearing to Lorain County Community College
Lorain Morning Journal                                                          11/19/2015

Ohio should aim to abolish student pay-to-participate activity fees for grade school and high school students by the 2017-18 school year, said Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.



National Education News

U.S. Department of Education Approves Nine Additional States' Plans to Provide Equal Access to Equitable Educators
U.S. Department of Education                                                 11/19/2015

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the approval of nine states' plans to ensure equitable access to excellent educators:  Idaho, Illinois, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah and Wyoming.



Local Education News

Stark County school superintendents consider school-closing options
Canton Repository                                                               11/19/2015

This winter, some Stark County students hoping to see the words “school closed” for their district may instead read “two-hour delay” as more superintendents say they will consider using the delay as an option instead of canceling classes all day.


NHS hosts first College Application Blitz
Newark Advocate                                                                11/19/2015

A new event at the high school this year, the Blitz was organized by A Call to College, the nonprofit college access organization headquartered at NHS.


Clark County schools weigh student safety, education for trips
Springfield News-Sun                                                            11/19/2015

The Paris terrorist attacks and reported threats from the Islamic State have prompted at least one Clark County school to postpone a class trip while other districts will keep their travel plans in place.


Dog serving school as canine comforter
Toledo Blade                                                                      11/19/2015

Violet, a 2-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, is on her first week on the job as a therapy dog with the district.


Brookville school asks for your vote to win a new lab
WDTN                                                                              11/19/2015

A local school district is asking for votes for a chance to win a state of the art design studio.


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