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October 3, 2014

State Education News

Youngstown school recovery update strips school board’s authority
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                      10/3/2014

The Youngstown School District Academic Commission has high goals for city schools’ improvement and is stripping the local board of some of its authority on the way to getting there.


Mixed bag for Marion Co. schools on report cards
Marion Star                                                                                       10/3/2014

Two county school districts saw a drop in their state report card grades because of tougher standards…


Perrysburg earns national honor
Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune                                                         10/3/2014

Perrysburg High School was named a National Blue Ribbon School…


Schools win Blue Ribbon status
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                            10/3/2014

Two Northern Kentucky elementary schools and one Southwest Ohio school were recognized…


Lawsuit alleges US, ODH took years to treat boy with autism
Newark Advocate                                                                              10/3/2014

The Mansfield family who filed a federal lawsuit last month over the provision of…




Make a Difference: Show Students You Care
Education Week                                                                                10/3/2014

Over the past two decades, our country's leaders have done a great job building a massive accountability system around schools…



National Education News

Plan to revise U.S. history course wins board approval in CO
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            10/3/2014

A suburban Denver school board has approved a plan to review the curriculum in some U.S. history…


States Mixed on Waiver Leeway for Teacher Evals
Education Week                                                                                10/3/2014

More than a third of states with No Child Left Behind Act waivers say they want to take the…



Local Education News

Parents rush to find alternatives after school closes
Chillicothe Gazette                                                                            10/3/2014

The abrupt closure of Wesley-Taylor Preparatory School had parents scrambling Thursday to find new schools and child care arrangements for their displaced children.


Admiral King to temporarily relocate students, staff
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                      10/3/2014

Students and teachers of Admiral King Elementary School will be temporarily relocated to three other buildings beginning Oct. 6 due to an ongoing gas investigation that has closed the school since Oct. 1.


Lexington teachers, board at impasse
Mansfield News Journal                                                                    10/3/2014

Contract talks between the Lexington Teachers Association and the Lexington Board of Education are at an impasse but talks are scheduled to continue Oct. 15…


TPS boss to make visit to Germany
Toledo Blade                                                                                     10/3/2014

An upcoming trip to Germany by Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Romules Durant…


500 students participate in kindness rally at Mentor High
Willoughby News Herald                                                                    10/3/2014

More than 500 students from nearly 20 schools gathered in the Mentor Schools Fine Arts Center for a Kickoff for Kindness event on Oct. 2.



Higher Education News

Africa trip to bring water pumps still on despite Ebola
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            10/3/2014

The co-founder of a group bringing reliable, clean water to villages in Africa said the Ebola…


Few Universities Seek to Override NCAA Vote on Autonomy
New York Times                                                                                10/3/2014

All 10 universities in the Colonial Athletic Association are requesting…




New law should help families, mentally ill
Columbus Dispatch                                                                            10/3/2014

Families and judges should avail themselves of a newly enacted law that clarifies…


Don’t overprotect students from life’s realities
Dallas Morning News                                                                         10/3/2014

Parents and educators have an understandable desire to protect students from that big, bad…


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