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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…

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20150813/NEWS/150819661/1994/NEWS


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…

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20150813/low-income-ohio-students-get-help-taking-advanced-classes


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/08/14/big-districts-use-revised-law-to-get-more-cash.html


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/08/13/anti-marijuana-group-organizing.html


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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2015/08/14/0814-ohsaa-updates.html


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…

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/2015/08/13/columbus-ohio-new-trend-described-as-organized-crime-in-high-school.html

 

Op/Ed

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…

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/08/14/the-newspaper-has-a-place-in-the-classroom.html

 

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…

http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-lausd-charters-20150808-story.html

 

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…

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20150813/NEWS/150819730


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…

http://www.timesreporter.com/news


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…

http://www.10tv.com/content/topics/2015/latest-news-10tv.html


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…

http://www.10tv.com/content/topics/2015/latest-news-10tv.html

 

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…

http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/families-of-virginia-tech-massacre-victims-launch-campus-safety-program/

 

Editorial

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…

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2015/08/14/1-foodbank-cafe-might-help-hunger-fight.html

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