Ohio Education Daily News Summary for 6/2014

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June 27, 2014


State Education News

School violence studied in bus drivers’ training
Columbus Dispatch                                                                6/27/2014

School violence is not going away, and bus drivers are at risk.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/06/27/bus-drivers-train-on-ways-to-deal-with-danger.html


Ohio will mix old tests and new Common Core test results to evaluate teachers, schools and districts
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            6/27/2014

Ohio will have no problem mixing results from the state's old tests and from new Common Core tests to evaluate teachers, schools and districts, says Matt Cohen, the state's top testing official.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/06/ohio_will_mix_old_tests_and_ne.html


Gene Harris can’t be sued by parent over Columbus schools data scandal, court affirms
Columbus Dispatch                                                                6/27/2014

A state appeals court sided with the former Columbus City Schools superintendent yesterday, agreeing that she can’t be held liable in a civil suit for “scrubbing” student data.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/06/26/Court_sides_with_schools_in_data_case.html

 

Local Education News

Chagrin Falls schools plan to buy laptops for students with state grant
Cleveland Plain Dealer                                                            6/27/2014

Chagrin Falls students may be bringing home Google Chromebook laptops as part of a grant the district expects to receive from the Ohio Department of Education.

http://www.cleveland.com/chagrin-falls/index.ssf/2014/06/chagrin_falls_schools_plan_to.html


Lorain County schools report progress for third-grade readers
Lorain Morning Journal                                                           6/27/2014

A Lorain City Schools announcement that 90 percent of its 457 third graders met the requirements of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee raised eyebrows.

http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20140627/lorain-county-schools-report-progress-for-third-grade-readers


Massillon Schools, state come to agreement on school construction proposal
Canton Repository                                                                 6/27/2014

After weeks of meetings with OFCC representatives, the state had a change of heart and now is willing to help fund a new pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade building on the east side of town for the Massillon City School District.

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140626/NEWS/140629492/1994/NEWS


Couple donates 56 instruments to Lima schools
Lima News                                                                          6/27/2014

The Lima Board of Education recognized Rudy and Ann Schneidhorst for their unique and generous donation to the Lima schools music program.

http://www.limaohio.com/news/news/1466380/Couple-donates-56-instruments-to-Lima-schools


Mansfield City Schools, union to discuss custodian efficiency
Mansfield News Journal                                                          6/27/2014

In lieu of privatizing custodian services, the Mansfield City Schools Financial Planning and Supervision Commission recommended the district find ways to make current custodian services more efficient.

http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20140626/NEWS01/306260012/Mansfield-City-Schools-union-discuss-custodian-efficiency?nclick_check=1


Holocaust groups, survivors educate teachers on sensitive subject
Akron Beacon Journal                                                             6/27/2014

Barbara Turkeltaub, maybe 6 years old at the time, ran over to a ditch to retrieve a ball.

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/holocaust-groups-survivors-educate-teachers-on-sensitive-subject-1.499509


Euclid Schools to begin group bus stops for 2014-15 school year
Willoughby News Herald                                                         6/27/2014

Students at Euclid Schools may have a different bus stop for the 2014-15 academic year as the district is rolling out new group stops.

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20140626/euclid-schools-to-begin-group-bus-stops-for-2014-15-school-year

 

Higher Education News

Kent State, Eastern Gateway Sign Articulation Agreement
Youngstown Business Journal                                                    6/27/2014

Kent State University and Eastern Gateway Community College, Steubenville, have signed an agreement allowing for the easy transfer of credits, allowing more students to pursue bachelor’s degrees.

http://businessjournaldaily.com/kent-state-eastern-gateway-sign-articulation-agreement-2014-6-27


Creative destruction
The Economist                                                                     6/27/2014

Higher education is one of the great successes of the welfare state. What was once the privilege of a few has become a middle-class entitlement, thanks mainly to government support.

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21605906-cost-crisis-changing-labour-markets-and-new-technology-will-turn-old-institution-its

 

Editorial

Evaluations of teachers on right track
Canton Repository                                                                 6/27/2014

We doubt many Ohioans would disagree that teachers should be evaluated regularly on their effectiveness in the classroom. The devil is in the decisions that have to be made from that point on.

http://www.cantonrep.com/article/20140624/OPINION/140629697/10311/OPINION
 

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