The number of international students applying to U.S. graduate schools increased by two percent, Inside Higher Ed reports, with the biggest uptick coming from students in India.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports a bill tightening charter school regulations won’t get a full vote before the House begins its summer recess this week.
The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports Deirdre Mageean, provost of Cleveland State, will be leaving one of the university’s top spots at the end of the month.
“Less satisfying have been some of the tasks and demands of running the operation such as financial and human resources issues,” she wrote in a letter to CSU faculty, NEOMG reports.
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Over 780,000 Ohio children rely on free or reduced priced meals at schools throughout the state during the academic year.
But advocates for low income Ohioans worry many of those children are going hungry this summer.
There are food service programs throughout the state that provide lunches and activities to children who come from low income families.
As the cost of college climbs here in the U.S., NPR’s education team takes a look at the growing number of American students choosing to instead earn a less expensive degree in Germany.
The Cleveland Foundation today (Thurs) announced its donation of five and a half million dollars to a collaborative effort between Cleveland State University and the Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Officials called the Partnership for Urban Health a model for the nation.
Patients from around the globe have been known to journey to Northeast Ohio for its top notch medical care.
Since announcing plans for a federal college ratings system last year, the potential tool has taken several forms. Inside Higher Ed reports the latest evolution includes moving away from the idea of a traditional rankings system and instead focusing on strictly giving parents and students more information.
New legislation passed in both the House and the Senate yesterday calls for transforming the way Ohio handles continually underperforming schools.
The reform is directly aimed at turning around failing schools in Youngstown.
But some school leaders fear a state takeover will wipe away local control.
Under the new plan, once a district receives three failing grades in a row on state-issued report cards, the state will step in and create a five-member commission to oversee the schools.
The group would then appoint over a Chief Executive Officer who would have the power to control class sizes, decide curriculum, and hire or fire staff, as well as other administrative responsibilities.
According to a new report published in Inside Higher Ed, roughly 60 percent of universities have some type of severance package in place for school presidents who involuntary step away from their positions.
They want to change the state building codes to allow schools to install barricades on classroom doors.
School shootings have become common enough that they’ve spawned a cottage industry that makes classroom barricades.