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January 23, 2015


State Education News

Head count shows 'unusually high' discrepancies at charters
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/23/2015

When state auditors made a surprise visit to a Youngstown charter school, they found…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/01/22/auditor-charter-school-report.html


City school commission, state to discuss audit
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    1/23/2015

The chairman of the Mansfield City Schools financial supervision…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/story/news/local/2015/01/22/city-school-commission-state-discuss-audit/22188423/


Audit finds disparity in attendance figures
Toledo Blade                                                                                     1/23/2015

When members of Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s staff showed up unannounced at 30 charter schools…

http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2015/01/23/Audit-finds-disparity-in-attendance-figures.html


STEAM Excelebration showcases youth talents
Warren Tribune Chronicle                                                                  1/23/2015

Whether it was dance, drama, art or even technology and engineering, some Trumbull…

http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/625843/STEAM-Excelebration-showcases-youth-talents.html?nav=5005

 

Op/Ed

Make K-12 Skills Relevant to Students
Education Week                                                                                1/23/2015

For all of the hand-wringing around the troubles facing our public schools, the issue of relevancy might…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/01/21/make-k-12-skills-relevant-to-students.html

 

National Education News

Early Grades Crucial in Path to Reading Proficiency
Education Week                                                                                1/23/2015

Children who are not reading proficiently by 3rd grade are widely seen as being in academic crisis…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/01/08/early-grades-crucial-in-path-to-reading.html

 

Local Education News

Local superintendent charged with obstruction of search
Newark Advocate                                                                              1/23/2015

Clyde-Green Springs Superintendent David Stubblebine faces a misdemeanor charge of obstruction…

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/state/2015/01/22/ohio-school-superintendent-charged-obstruction-drug-search/22155171/


Mentor school transforms outdated library into The Hub
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    1/23/2015

Mentor High School 11th-graders Andrea Wardeiner, Page Cimino and Emma Wagner all agree…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20150120/mentor-high-school-transforms-outdated-library-into-the-hub?source=most_viewed


Students concerned about Timken-McKinley merger
Canton Repository                                                                             1/23/2015

They say they come from two distinctly different school cultures…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20150122/NEWS/150129680


Board OKs TIF agreement for Marketplace
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            1/23/2015

Colerain Township’s Kroger Marketplace project on Springdale Road cleared a big hurdle this week…

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/colerain/2015/01/22/kroger-marketplace-colerain-township-gathering-approvals-springdale-road-project/22158167/


4 local charters under investigation for attendance numbers
Dayton Daily News                                                                            1/23/2015

Just 43 of the 153 students listed in attendance records at Dayton Technology…

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/breaking-news/ohio-auditor-to-report-head-counts-from-30-charter/njs7N/


Allen East contracts coming
Lima News                                                                                        1/23/2015

There was no sign of debate at this month’s board of education…

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/151451965/Allen-East-contracts-coming

 

Higher Education News

Ohio University offers locked-in cost of attending
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/23/2015

Incoming freshmen at Ohio University won’t have to worry about the yearly specter

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/01/22/ohio-university-offers-tuition-deal.html


YSU department heads, faculty reject merger proposals
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      1/23/2015

The idea of a merger of Youngstown State University colleges may be dead before it

http://www.vindy.com/news/2015/jan/22/ysu-department-heads-faculty-reject-merger-proposa/?nw

 

Editorial

Buckeyes paid their dues
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            1/23/2015

How easy it would be for Buckeye Nation to be bitter over the NCAA agreeing to reinstate

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/01/23/1-buckeyes-paid-their-dues.html


Why do so many students not get diplomas
Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune                                                                   1/23/2015

Many local school districts do a reasonably good job of ensuring students graduate from high school…

http://www.advertiser-tribune.com/page/content.detail/id/577226/Why-do-so-many-students-not-get-diplomas-.html?nav=5006
 

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