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April 7, 2015


State Education News

Ohio may allow some school districts to develop their own tests
Columbus Dispatch                                                                  4/7/2015

Amid growing complaints about new state tests for students, the Ohio Department of Education announced a plan yesterday that could allow alternative assessments in some high-performing schools.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/04/06/alternative-testing.html


New Principal Training Program in Ohio Will Put Leaders in High-Poverty Schools
Education Week                                                                     4/7/2015

A new Ohio program is seeking to train leaders, including those without a background in education, to take on the role of principals in schools in high-poverty environments, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2015/04/ohio_embarks_on_new_principal_.html

 

National Education News

Map: 10 States That Draw the Most International Students
U.S. News                                                                            4/7/2015

Ohio, which welcomed 28,401 international students in 2012-2013, saw the biggest percentage increases in international students in the states that hosted the most international students.

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2015/04/07/map-10-states-that-draw-the-most-international-students

 

Local Education News

Settlement: Monroe schools get $675K
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                  4/7/2015

An auditing firm will pay Monroe Schools $675,000 to settle a lawsuit that included allegations against a former school treasurer.

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/04/06/settlement-monroe-schools-get/25370743/


Judge takes court to students
Zanesville Times-Recorder                                                         4/7/2015

Judge Eric Martin and his staff are hoping a few minutes in a temporary courtroom today will provide a brighter future for students tomorrow.

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/story/news/local/2015/04/06/judge-takes-court-students/25378773/
 

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