The Columbus Dispatch reports teachers in the Reynoldsburg School District are leaving at a high rate. One in five educators won’t head back to the districts’ schools for the upcoming school year.
A multi-million grant from a national foundation will be used to create a new aviation research area at Ohio State’s airport, the Northeast Ohio Media Group reports.
The Columbus Dispatch reports almost a quarter of all of the state’s 231 rural districts administered last year’s PARCC tests strictly online, more than their urban, small town, and suburban counterparts.
Need school supplies? The first weekend of August may be a great time to stock up. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the state will offer a tax-free weekend on back-to-school supplies, including shoes and clothes, on Aug. 7 through 9.
After Gov. John Kasich’s presidential announcement yesterday, EdWeek takes a look at his educational track record, highlighting his stance on charter schools and the Common Core.
While a handful of lawmakers would like to see state superintendent Richard Ross removed from his position after recent public outcry surrounding the state’s charter school system, the Columbus Dispatch says the state board of education hasn’t made any moves to do so.
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Earlier this year, Gov. John Kasich asked a nine-member task force to figure out how to make higher education more affordable.
At the group’s meeting at Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Community College on Tuesday, education and private-sector leaders discussed how universities can streamline services to potentially save money.
Career-tech education and apprenticeships have been reemerging as a viable option for students wanting to explore more hands-on training without taking on a ton of student loans. The New York Times takes a look at one of the most recent facelifts, including where a handful of presidential candidates stand on the programs.
After a strong reaction from the community, the Akron Beacon Journal reports UA is getting rid of the additional $50 per-credit hour fee approved last month. The extra charges would have hit students taking higher-level courses.
This week, Gov. John Kasich signed into law a new plan allowing for more state intervention in the Youngstown City School District.
The next step is for state and city leaders to appoint a commission that will select a CEO for the schools.
There are already plans in motion to fill one of the five open commission seats.
Youngstown Mayor John McNally gets to choose one person for the commission. He doesn’t think it’ll take long to make his appointment—because he intends to nominate himself.
“I think for the only way for the mayor to actually know what is going on with a new CEO position, with the powers that person is going to exercise, and with state control being asserted over the district, I think it’s very important for the mayor to be involved in that process,” he said.