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Aug. 14, 2015

State Education News

Report: Medicaid costs Ohio $2 billion less than expected
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                               8/14/2015

Ohio’s total Medicaid spending was nearly $2 billion below estimates for the fiscal year that ended…


Low-income Ohio students get help taking advanced classes
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           8/14/2015

Ohio is the recipient of more than $595,000 in…


Big school districts using service centers to get more state cash
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/14/2015

The state’s largest school districts, including Columbus and South-Western, are benefitting…


Pot battle turns focus to kids
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/14/2015

Children are likely to be a big part of the campaigns both for and against marijuana…


League not hit quite as hard by OHSAA's enrollment counts
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/14/2015

Big changes for City League football teams that were decried as unfair by administrators and coaches…


New Trend Described As 'Organized Crime' In High School
WBNS                                                                                8/14/2015

When classes begin at Reynoldsburg City Schools on Monday, Officer Nikki Riley says…




The Newspaper Has a Place in the Classroom
Education Week                                                                   8/14/2015

In the classrooms I have visited recently, there has been a lack of attention to the everyday uses…



National Education News

Major charter school expansion in the works for L.A. students
Los Angeles Times                                                                 8/14/2015

A prominent local education foundation is discussing a major expansion of charter schools…



Local Education News

What's new in Plain Local Schools - global perspective
Canton Repository                                                                 8/14/2015

The Repository spoke with the leaders at each of Stark County’s public school districts to see what changes the new…


Changes await Tuscarawas County students
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                               8/14/2015

Many children in Tuscarawas County will be returning to class next week as some area schools begin…


Olentangy District Parents Create Petition To Stop Starting Date
WBNS                                                                                8/14/2015

A possible August 8 start date for the 2016-2017 school year caused a major…


Schools Working w/ Columbus Public Health Offers Immunizations
WBNS                                                                                8/14/2015

With less than two weeks until the first day of school, two organizations are teaming…



Higher Education News

Families of VA Tech massacre victims launch safety program
Seattle Times                                                                       8/14/2015

Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre, survivors and families announced a program…




Foodbank cafe might help hunger fight
Columbus Dispatch                                                                8/14/2015

A new South Side community center, set to open next month, will offer something for everyone…


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