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August 2-4, 2014

State Education News

New tests await Ohio kindergartners
Mansfield News Journal                                                                      8/4/2014

As Ohio's kindergartners head to school this month, it is likely they will be assessed…


Educators say repeal of Core curriculum could cause problems
New Philadelphia Times-Reporter                                                       8/4/2014

School begins in less than a month…


Investigation pushes back deadline for vouchers
Toledo Blade                                                                                       8/4/2014

The Ohio Department of Education has announced that it is extending the deadline…


As school begins, so do free lunches for all kids
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

While the regular school year is still weeks away, Columbus…


Emails led to the first schools data-changing conviction
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

Hundreds of employees changed millions of records of thousands…


New assessments for kindergartners
Warren Tribune Chronicle                                                                    8/4/2014

Ohio's kindergartners will be assessed this year under a system…



National Education News

‘Toxic stress’ from poverty can affect students’ success
Lima News                                                                                          8/4/2014

This time of year, students and parents begin to prepare for the upcoming school…


Center gets students and parents on track for college
Sacramento Bee                                                                                  8/4/2014

Jeremie Elkins wants to be a lawyer. Katrina George plans to be a teacher, and Domonique Craig has set her sights on business studies…



Local Education News

MCCTC preschool moves to within Canfield elementaries
Youngstown Vindicator                                                                       8/4/2014

Mahoning County has moved one of its preschool programs to within the Canfield school…


Violent youths target of grant
Dayton Daily News                                                                              8/4/2014

A $240,000 state grant will fund special programs designed to help children and youths with mental problems…


Outdoors beckons at youth skills day
Akron Beacon Journal                                                                          8/4/2014

Dylan Ritchey already had shot BB guns at cans in the woods…


Boot camp teaches school staffs to cook healthier
Cincinnati Enquirer                                                                              8/4/2014

It is very, very quiet in the Norwood High…


Columbus suspends tech director who dated investigator
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good suspended the district’s director of technology…


Titans take the grit, the drills of band camp
Lorain Morning Journal                                                                        8/4/2014

Before halftime lights shine, Lorain High School Marching Titans sweat out four weeks…


Local business gets an A+ for school supply giveaway
Marion Star                                                                                         8/4/2014

As hundreds of families attended Saturday's school supply giveaway near Garfield…



Higher Education News

As OSU’s summer ends, city grapples with students’ junk
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

Sasha Mattox used a crowbar yesterday to pry loose a mattress…


Education trumps retirement savings for single parents
USA Today                                                                                          8/4/2014

Single parents are more likely to skip saving for retirement to provide for their children's education…




Librarians change lives
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

Central Ohio is home to some of best-rated libraries in the nation, so it stands to reason…


First step toward justice
Columbus Dispatch                                                                              8/4/2014

The public has been waiting a long time for justice in the Columbus City Schools data scandal…


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