Eye on Education

Daily Digest: Kids Today, Not Ready for Kindergarten

Most children aren’t ready for kindergarten “Today’s kindergartners are expected to know what first-grade students 20 years ago knew. They need to write their name, know the alphabet, count to 10 and more.” (Newark Advocate)

State lawmakers moving to make Central State University eligible for additional federal funding (WOSU)

Overview of the education elements of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal It includes a $1.7 billion increase for federal Department of Education and flat funding for major grant programs including Title I, special education state grants and the School Improvement Grant program. (Education Week)

Dayton boy assaulted with glow stick on school bus (WHIO Dayton)

Baldwin-Wallace college names Robert Helmer as its next president (Sun News)

Ohio lawmakers want to start regional school focused on agriculture (Columbus Dispatch)


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