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10/16/2013

Schools of Promise and High Performing Schools of Honor Recognized

Nearly 150 Ohio schools are being recognized today by the Ohio Department of Education for sustaining high academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged homes.


8/21/2013

New Schools of Honor Program Expands Recognition to Schools Making Significant Gains Despite Challenges

COLUMBUS – Through Ohio’s new Schools of Honor program, the Ohio Department of Education is recognizing 90 schools that have sustained high academic achievement and made substantial progress while serving a significant number of economically disadvantaged students. The department is presenting a total of 92 awards: 38 High Performing Schools of Honor and 54 High Progress Schools of Honor. Two schools, Citizens Academy of Cleveland and Youngstown Early College, are receiving both honors.


4/25/2013

Kenston High School Selected Among Group of National Green Ribbon Schools

Through its efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education, Kenston High School in Chagrin Falls was selected as a national Green Ribbon School. Kenston High is among 64 schools to receive this national honor.


2/12/2012

Tim Dove named 2011 Ohio Teacher of the Year

“I still love to teach,” says Tim Dove, the 2011 Ohio Teacher of the Year and a 29-year classroom veteran.