Daily Digest: Busting Charter School Unions, Threatening Newark Teachers and More
Vote to unionize Chicago charter school met with threat of closure, organizers say – Chicago Tribune And: Last month, the Ohio Education Association voted to begin organizing Ohio charter schools.
Newark student threatens to “eat all of the women in the school alive” – Police blotter: “A student reportedly grabbed a teacher’s breast after stating that he was going to eat all of the women in the school alive.” The address given in the blotter is the block where a charter school for children with special needs is located. Newark Advocate
Coming soon: marks for Ohio teachers – Schools must have new evaluation process in place by 2013-14 school year. CentralOhio.com
Ohio State says highest bid for privatized parking is $483 million – WOSU
More youths try suicide in disturbing local trend – “It used to be rare to see a suicide under age 15, now we’re seeing a lot of attempts by 11- and 12-year-olds,” said Tricia Marks, president and CEO of the Dayton-area based Suicide Prevention Center Inc. “It hasn’t been a huge jump, but it’s something very disturbing.” Dayton Daily News