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December 10, 2014

State Education News

Board of Education backs ending ‘5 of 8’ staffing rule
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          12/10/2014

The Ohio Board of Education moved ahead yesterday with a plan to abolish school-staffing requirements…


Board votes to remove mandate on art, gym teachers
Mansfield News Journal                                                                   12/10/2014

An education policy change that opponents said would let school districts…


Youngstown BOE should cut caucus, committee meetings
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                    12/10/2014

Mark Freeman, a consultant, recommends that city school board members eliminate caucus as part…



National Education News

Millions of Student Records Sold in Bankruptcy Case
Education Week                                                                              12/10/2014

When the education technology company ConnectEDU Inc. sought protection under Chapter…


Study names Tennessee's most-diverse schools
Nashville Tennessean                                                                      12/10/2014

It wasn't all that long ago that Candy Clifford joined Murfreesboro City Schools as the district's sole…


Suspending kids doesn’t fix bad behavior; schools look for answers
Seattle Times                                                                                   12/10/2014

The fight began over a girl. Or online insults. Or because high school is a bubbling caldron…



Local Education News

Westerville 1st graders become shoppers for needy kids
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          12/10/2014

Owen Lafon wants Star Wars action figures for Christmas, and Diaka Sandouno has asked…


Dayton to outsource substitute teachers Jan. 1
Dayton Daily News                                                                           12/10/2014

Dayton Public Schools will contract with a Wisconsin-based staffing company to provide substitute teachers…


CenturyLink grants available for teachers
Lima News                                                                                       12/10/2014

In Ohio, CenturyLink is offering $35,000 in grant funding for teachers…



Higher Education News

Colleges handle sexual assaults inadequately
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          12/10/2014

Colleges are not equipped to handle allegations of sexual assault on their own and should…


For-profit colleges fight new federal rule
USA Today                                                                                       12/10/2014

For-profit schools are fighting an…




Charters should use restraint rules
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          12/10/2014

State rules passed by the Ohio Department of Education last year that govern the use of seclusion rooms…


Enforce or abolish rule
Columbus Dispatch                                                                          12/10/2014

The Columbus City Schools data-manipulation scandal has provided a veritable encyclopedia…


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