Within the first five years of entering the teaching profession, roughly half of new teachers will leave their original district or the profession all together. NPR’s education team spoke with a researcher to learn what schools could potentially do to curb high turnover rates.
In an in-depth look at the money behind the state’s collegiate sports teams, the Dayton Daily News points out that students at 10 of the state’s largest universities are shelling out more than $135 million in mandatory fees or subsidies to support athletics programs.
New research published in the Washington Post points to the quality of time parents spend with children is more important than the quantity of time.
Ohio State president Michael Drake has been holding the university’s top spot for nearly a year, but as the Columbus Dispatch points out, a growing worry on campus is that Drake may not have as big of a public profile as some would like.
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, city teachers aren’t too pleased with the district’s administration. At a meeting Thursday evening, members of the Cleveland Teachers Union voiced their complaints about district-wide budget and staff cuts, along with a new pay scale.
NPR’s education team recently spoke to Dr. Gregory Myer, Director of Research at the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, about why schools should take an in-depth look at both the amount of time students spend in physical education classes and the type of exercise activities that are making up students’ days.
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The House is taking a shot at reforming charter schools in Ohio.
While several Republican leaders are praising the bill as comprehensive — others believe the legislation falls short.
When newly elected House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger addressed the media earlier this year to lay out his legislative priorities—reforming charter schools was on the list.
Chad Aldis with the pro-charter school group Fordham Institute said Rosenberger stayed true to his word by passing House Bill 2.
Many foreign STEM students have used F-1 student visas for jobs, but not education, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.
The Ohio Supreme Court went on the road this week to Mansfield. About 500 local high school students listened in on a case which touches on their own behaviors on school buses.
The court heard oral arguments today (Wed) on whether school bus drivers are liable for injuries suffered by students who do not go straight home after leaving the vehicle.
Is the bus driver liable if they are hurt in a traffic accident?
The Toledo Blade reports more than 100 teachers protested standardized testing outside of the district’s headquarters. The teachers would like Toledo Public Schools to pull out of the PARCC standardized exams, but as the Blade points out, making that move could have some big consequences for the district.