When it comes to drugs and drug abuse, youth receive an abundance of misinformation from television, the internet, movies, music and peers. That’s why January 27th through February 2nd is being honored as National Drug Facts Week; a health observance for teens that aims to shatter the myths and share the truth about drugs and what they can do to one’s brain, body and behavior.
TEACHERS: January rolls in like a breath of fresh air. The calendar is reset and the second half of the school year is just beginning. In many regards, it is a chance for students to begin anew and an opportunity to do things “better” moving forward. The New Year is also an ideal occasion for them (and you) to set some fresh goals.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Richard A. Ross announced that Ohio schools may now submit school safety plans via a secure online portal. The portal is one of the many recommendations of the School Safety Task Force which have been implemented.
A jointly signed letter from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussing ways to ensure a healthy nutrition environment in schools...
Three Ohio high school-college partners are reporting triple successes this spring with a total of 35 teenagers completing grade 12 with three credentials – a career-technical certificate of completion, a high school diploma and a two-year associate degree. Ohio secondary career-technical education is the keystone of these accelerated learning successes. The Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Career-Technical Education Director Steve Gratz said these dual enrollment programs serve as “the best examples of a truly career and college ready education.”