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November 8-10, 2014

State Education News

Ohio third-grade guarantee doesn't always mean holding kids back
WKSU                                                                              11/10/2014

Some districts use reading specialists to try to help kids catch up.


Is the state school board killing arts and gym classes? School nurses, librarians and counselors?
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                           11/10/2014

An Internet buzz late yesterday that the state school board will vote this week to cut art, music and gym classes from schools isn't completely true.


Columbus schools’ hearings on data-scandal firings costly
Columbus Dispatch                                                                11/9/2014

A cadre of high-powered lawyers has the meter running as Columbus City Schools moves forward with trying to fire two principals for data-rigging.



Local Education News

ESL students learn English, keep pride in their culture
Marion Star                                                                       11/10/2014

The 8-year-old classmates said reading stories that they’re interested in helps them learn how to read, speak and understand English.


Flight plan: Turn Boeing 727 into local classroom
Dayton Daily News                                                                11/9/2014

Some STEM classes throughout the region could get very interesting if the Beavercreek City Schools board votes to accept a gift Boeing 727 jet from Federal Express.


Canton City, Plain Local Schools cited for innovative programs
Canton Repository                                                                 11/8/2014

Five Stark County school projects will be showcased next week in Columbus among what’s considered the 100 most innovative public school programs and projects in Ohio.


Area students hone math, science skills in competitions
Canton Repository                                                               11/10/2014

Dozens of middle- and high-school students spent their Saturday morning not in front of a TV set but at two local colleges at unrelated events, honing their math and science skills.


Expo lets kids compete using math, science
Columbus Dispatch                                                               11/10/2014

It was supposed to be their day off, an afternoon to play, hang out with friends or watch television.


Washington Court House Schools Ban Book Bags After Yik Yak Post
WBNS                                                                              11/10/2014

Washington Court House City Schools is banning book bags, backpacks, duffle bags and other bags in its high school and middle school after a Yik Yak post.


Anti-Bullying Workshop Paints New Picture On Life
WBNS                                                                              11/10/2014

High school junior Makayla Harr is making a masterpiece in an art class as she creates a more joyful and bully free life.


Students use humor to educate about dealing with addiction
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                             11/10/2014

With a week to go, a small group of students gathered its props and headed to the front of Kaitlyn Dunlap’s classroom.


Licking Valley gets third Freedom From Religion letter
Newark Advocate                                                                11/10/2014

After a month of silence, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is directing more scrutiny toward Licking Valley Local Schools.


TCTC one of nine Ohio high schools to get award
Youngstown Vindicator                                                         11/10/2014

The Trumbull Career and Technical Center was one of 29 schools awarded the National High Schools That Work Platinum High Achievement award by the Southern Regional Education Board this summer.


Local student wins national essay contest
Ashtabula Star-Beacon                                                          11/10/2014

A random act of kindness has netted a local student national recognition.



Higher Education News

Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling
Canton Repository                                                               11/10/2014

Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment.




Five Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher
NPR                                                                                  11/8/2014

For our 50 Great Teachers series, a panel of experts shares thoughts on great teaching: past, present, and future.


Getting Ohio up to speed
Crains Cleveland Business                                                        11/9/2014

What will Ohio's future look like? We don't need a crystal ball to answer this question.


Don’t underestimate value of early-childhood education
Youngstown Vindicator                                                           11/9/2014

Recently, The PNC Financial Services Group hosted the Guinness World Records attempt for largest vocabulary lesson as part of Grow Up Great, our early childhood education program.


Notable & Quotable: Harvey Mansfield
Wall Street Journal                                                                11/9/2014

How many students are there at Ohio State?


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