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April 8, 2014

State Education News

Schools to get $1.5M to fight drug abuse
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/8/2014

School-based programs in Licking and Athens counties are among 22 recipients of $1.5 million…


Marion Whirlpool program promotes pursuit of GED
Marion Star                                                                                         4/8/2014

John W. Coykendall Jr. is excited about an opportunity he’s receiving at Marion County’s largest…



National Education News

District's 'Data Literacy' Campaign Zeroes In on Students' Written Work
Education Week                                                                                  4/8/2014

When most people hear the term "assessment data," they are likely to think of columns of numbers and jagged trend lines…


Financial literacy education has lasting impact
USA Today                                                                                          4/8/2014

The effects of financial literacy education in high school continue to influence attitudes and behaviors…



Local Education News

New changes for Columbus school's gifted kids put on hold
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              4/8/2014

The Columbus school district decided yesterday to postpone an overhaul of its gifted…


Findlay High schedule changes likely
Findlay Courier                                                                                    4/8/2014

Students at Findlay High School will likely see their daily schedule change…


Lima Officials talk about active shooter safety training
Lima News                                                                                          4/8/2014

Lima Schools Superintendent Jill Ackerman asked Rotarians on Monday whether they had a plan of action should someone…


North Ridgeville City Schools to focus on modern learning
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        4/8/2014

North Ridgeville City Schools kicked off the design phase of its new 3-8 school…


Columbus City Schools Launch Program To Boost Reading Skills
WBNS                                                                                                 4/8/2014

Columbus City Schools is applying a number of approaches to boost students' reading skills…


Teacher with Facebook Ultimatum Chooses Termination
WJW                                                                                                   4/8/2014

When a 79-year-old  paraprofessional and substitute teacher in New Hampshire was asked to delete students…



Higher Education News

Tri-C students collaborate on books with S. Korean contemporaries
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                                         4/8/2014

Sharing. Appreciating differences. The importance of family…


Ohio bill says college athletes aren't employees
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      4/8/2014

An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes…




Help get the word out on Pre-K
Dallas Morning News                                                                           4/8/2014

If you have a pulpit, a soapbox, a bullhorn, a list of Twitter followers as long as your arm or more Facebook friends than people…


To curb school lunch waste, ease the fruit, vegetable rules
Los Angeles Times                                                                               4/8/2014

No one should have expected that putting more vegetables in front of elementary school students would instantly turn them into an army of broccoli…


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