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  • Legislator-led panel examines difficulty of educating poor youths - The Columbus Dispatch
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:21:12 GMT
    The Columbus DispatchLegislator-led panel examines difficulty of educating poor youthsThe Columbus DispatchFor years, Howard Fleeter of the Ohio Education Policy Institute has crunched report-card data and repeatedly found a strong correlation between student achievement and concentrations of poverty. For example, on the 2015-16 performance index measure, ...and more »...
  • Ohio Teachers Win Back Regular Raises | Labor Notes - Labor Notes
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:31:00 GMT
    Labor NotesOhio Teachers Win Back Regular Raises | Labor NotesLabor NotesMaysville teachers packed a school board meeting as part of their contract campaign. Photo: Maysville Education Association. In 2014, members of the Maysville ...and more »...
  • Local politics: Ohio conflicted over civics education - Columbus Alive
    published on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:07:01 GMT
    Columbus AliveLocal politics: Ohio conflicted over civics educationColumbus AliveA.Paolo DeMaria, state superintendent of public instruction, called for eliminating Ohio's 12th-grade proficiency test in American government. B.Ohio State University announced creation of a leadership institute within the John Glenn College of Public ......
  • Global staffing firm partnering with state of Ohio on workforce development - Columbus Business First
    published on Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:35:15 GMT
    Columbus Business FirstGlobal staffing firm partnering with state of Ohio on workforce developmentColumbus Business FirstOhio has become the second state to partner with global staffing firm Adecco Group on workforce development. The Switzerland-based, Fortune 500 firm plans to support the Ohio Department of Education in its on-the-job training efforts aimed at ......
  • West Side Education News & Notes - Akron Leader Publications
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:52:37 GMT
    West Side Education News & NotesAkron Leader PublicationsStep up To Quality is Ohio's rating system for learning and development programs. Participating programs can earn a one- to five-star rating. “This has truly been a great summer,” said Beth Kelley, director of early care and education at the Akron Area ......
  • Ohio Education Department Creates New Partnership To Place Students with a Staffing Agency - WKSU News
    published on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:11:50 GMT
    WKSU NewsOhio Education Department Creates New Partnership To Place Students with a Staffing AgencyWKSU NewsThe Ohio Department of Education is partnering with the staffing company Adecco to match high school students with local businesses. State school Superintendent Paolo DeMaria says it solves potential problems that keep kids out of some workplaces – and ...The Adecco Group Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ohio Department of EducationMarkets Insiderall 2 news articles &raqu...
  • Chaplain David MacDonald receives award for his support of higher education - Northern News
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:58:05 GMT
    Chaplain David MacDonald receives award for his support of higher educationNorthern NewsThe Rev. David MacDonald, D.Min., Ohio Northern University chaplain, recently received a Francis Asbury Award for his support of higher education and campus ministries within the United Methodist Church. The award is supported by the church's General ......
  • The Latest: Operator says ride was inspected before accident - Washington Post
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:48:45 GMT
    Washington PostThe Latest: Operator says ride was inspected before accidentWashington PostCOLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on Ohio State Fair's deadly accident when a ride broke apart. (all times local):. 4:45 p.m.. The operator of a thrill ride that flew apart at the Ohio State Fair and killed one person says it was looked over several times ...Graphic: Video shows moment 'Fire Ball' ride breaks apart in fatal accident at Ohio State FairmySanAntonio.comIndiana State Fair dropping thril...
  • Ohio University scoops up accolades for affordability - Columbus Business First
    published on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:58:31 GMT
    Ohio University scoops up accolades for affordabilityColumbus Business FirstThe guide is an annual print publication edited by former New York Times education editor Edward Fiske, who has also served as a consultant on education for Unesco and the World Bank. The Fiske Guide singled out OU's business and journalism programs ......
  • TRUMP DONATES HIS SECOND-QUARTER SALARY TO EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - WWL
    published on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:21:00 GMT
    WWLTRUMP DONATES HIS SECOND-QUARTER SALARY TO EDUCATION DEPARTMENTWWLPresident Trump has donated his second-quarter salary – totaling $100,000 – to the U.S. Department of Education, which will use the donation to help fund a summer camp focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – so-called STEM ...Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump's Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused CampU.S. Department of Educationall 145 news articles »...