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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…



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…



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…


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…


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

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


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…


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…



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…



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…


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