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December 12, 2014

State Education News

Inside Common Core: A reporter goes back to third grade
Marion Star                                                                       12/12/2014

Reporter Michelle Rotuno-Johnson is learning first-hand about how the Common Core educational standards affect math and language arts classes.



Local Education News

Lima Senior student graduates against long odds
Lima News                                                                        12/12/2014

Corey Spears’ first official title is one that seemed an unreachable target just a short time ago, the title of high school graduate.


Students play role in reducing bullying in Lorain County schools
Lorain Morning Journal                                                          12/12/2014

Students at Horizon Science Academy say they joined an anti-bullying club at the school at 720 Tower Blvd. in Lorain because they experienced a bully’s jabs and taunts.


Olentangy School District Moves To Block Popular Social Media App On All Campuses
WBNS                                                                              12/12/2014

A Central Ohio school district has banned a popular app on all its campuses. Yik Yak is an anonymous social media app.


Local schools close due to high flu numbers
WEWS                                                                              12/12/2014

University School will reopen its Kindergarten through 8th grade campus on Friday after cleaning and disinfecting the school’s buildings for flu exposure.


Columbus schools data czar sentenced to 15 days in jail
Columbus Dispatch                                                               12/12/2014

Stephen B. Tankovich never wrote down instructions for manipulating student data and he never personally changed any records, but that didn’t help Columbus City Schools’ former data czar avoid a 15-day jail sentence.


Oberlin High School student selected to attend World Food Prize Global Youth Institute
Lorain Morning Journal                                                          12/12/2014

Oberlin High School student Reyna LaRiccia was among a group of students from across the globe who were selected to participate in the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute in October.


Fruits, veggies impress health commissioner
Mansfield City Schools                                                          12/12/2014

Richland Public Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel heard it first-hand Wednesday: Kids who profess not to like fresh fruits and vegetables often change their minds when they taste them for the first time.


Warren G. Harding High School gets extra security after ‘bad’ fight
Youngstown Vindicator                                                         12/12/2014

The superintendent of Warren City Schools says there was a “bad fight” at Warren G. Harding High School about 3 p.m. Wednesday, and school officials took extra precautions to start the school day Thursday.



Higher Education News

Local mother and daughter to graduate from college together
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                          12/12/2014

Tonight’s Kent State University Ashtabula campus graduation will go down in history for one Kingsville mom who reached a major milestone and hopes her actions inspire others to never give up.


WSU grad donates $3 million for new lab
Dayton Daily News                                                               12/12/2014

Wright State University will open a new engineering lab in 2016 funded with a $3 million donation from one of its graduates.


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