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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.

http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2014/12/08/inside-common-core/20103045/

 

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.

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/50849645/Lima-Senior-student-graduates-against-long-odds


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.

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141209/students-play-role-in-reducing-bullying-in-lorain-county-schools?source=most_viewed


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.

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/12/11/columbus-ohio-olentangy-school-district-moves-to-block-popular-social-media-app-on-all-campuses.html


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.

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/local-schools-close-due-to-high-flu-numbers


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.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/12/11/Columbus_schools_data_czar_tankovich_sentenced.html


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.

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20141210/oberlin-high-school-student-selected-to-attend-world-food-prize-global-youth-institute?source=most_viewed


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.

http://www.tygerpride.com/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6Y3P022&dasi=4G3YB


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.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/dec/12/harding-high-quiet-day-after-bad-fight/

 

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.

http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local-mother-and-daughter-to-graduate-from-college-together/article_6964811e-8185-11e4-81a3-37b97d7f7795.html


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.

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/wsu-grad-donates-3-million-for-new-lab/njQgb/
 

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