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April 9, 2014


State Education News

Bills would mandate open records for charter schools
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/9/2014

Democrats in the Ohio House and Senate pledged yesterday to introduce legislation that would require more transparency…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/04/09/bills-would-mandate-open-records.html


Senior High athletes team up to help kids read
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/9/2014

What do the Hog Mollies, three former Ohio State University football stars and Mansfield Senior High School librarian…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140408/NEWS01/304080018/Senior-High-athletes-team-up-help-kids-read?nclick_check=1


Voucher kids to face reading retention rules
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/9/2014

As someone with deep ties to public education, Amy Oswalt understands the need to hold private schools…

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140408/NEWS01/304080028/Voucher-kids-face-reading-retention-rules


Ohio bill would increase access to records at charter schools
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/9/2014

Democratic lawmakers announced legislation Tuesday that would require increased scrutiny and access…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/09/bill-would-increase-access-to-records-at/


Putting students to the test
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                                   4/9/2014

The results of the first attempt at the Third Grade Reading Guarantee test are in…

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20140408/NEWS01/304080021/Putting-students-test

 

National Education News

More Than Half of Students 'Engaged' in School, Says Poll
Education Week                                                                                  4/9/2014

Students who have teachers who make them “feel excited about the future” and who attend schools that they see as committed to building their individual strengths…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/04/09/28gallup.h33.html

 

Local Education News

Mayor breaks tie, lobbies state
Toledo Blade                                                                                       4/9/2014

Mayor D. Michael Collins broke a 6-6 tie Tuesday to allow the Horizon Science Academy to convert the YMCA/​JCC of Greater Toledo…

http://www.toledoblade.com/Politics/2014/04/09/Mayor-breaks-tie-lobbies-state.html


Campaign Targets Drug Use In High School Students
WBNS                                                                                                 4/9/2014

Law enforcement officials have launched the spring edition of an educational campaign to combat drug…

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2014/04/08/circleville-five-minutes-for-life.html


Berkshire delays consolidation with Newbury
Willoughby News Herald                                                                     4/9/2014

The Berkshire School Board has decided to delay a proposed consolidation with Newbury…

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140408/berkshire-delays-consolidation-with-newbury-school-district


Youngstown schools detail snow day make-up plan
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/9/2014

City school students will make up the days missed due to cold and snow through a combination…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/09/make-up-plan-okd-by-union/


Injured Boardman teacher sues over police drill
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       4/9/2014

A teacher, who said his hip and arm were broken when a Boardman police captain tackled him during an active-shooter…

http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/apr/09/teacher-files-suit-against-district-poli/

 

Higher Education News

Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95%
New York Times                                                                                  4/9/2014

Enrollment at American colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat…

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/09/us/led-by-stanfords-5-top-colleges-acceptance-rates-hit-new-lows.html?_r=0


Editorial

Too early to expand MI's Education Achievement Authority
Detroit Free Press                                                                               4/9/2014

The Michigan House of Representatives is taking a lot on faith…

http://www.freep.com/article/20140321/OPINION01/303210021/EAA-school-reform-education-detroit-DPS-snyder-education-achievement-authority
 

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