Inside Higher Ed takes a look at the financial situation of the Central Ohio university. Despite the university saying the school’s financial future is “bright,” the administration recently laid off more than 20 tenured faculty members.
The GOP presidential candidate will participate in an education panel in the key primary state on Wednesday, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
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Record rainfall earlier this summer didn’t just mean lush backyards and water-logged basements.
The weather also had an effect on the state’s summer food programs.
Roughly one in every 10 of Ohio’s students receive a nutritional meal from one of those programs.
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College affordability is having a moment. President Barack Obama recently unveiled a plan that relies on community colleges, while the two top Democratic presidential candidates are talking up different plans they’ve developed.
But leaders in Ohio are showing that they’re past the proposal phase and already putting their plans to action.
To Senate President Keith Faber, a Republican from Celina, the issue of paying for college effects a wide range of people; whether you’re a current or former student, a parent, or as in Faber’s case, the husband of a doctorate student.
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On the brink of a new school year, Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon said it’s not just the district’s responsibility to turnaround the city’s schools.
The task also falls to the city’s businesses and nonprofit organizations.
The University of Akron leadership admits it made mistakes in how it handled hundreds of job cuts, the future of E.J. Thomas Hall and other controversies in recent months.
But it also insists each move is part of a process that will make the university better.
Akron will have to sell that message hardest to some of its own students, alumni and faculty.
The trustees met behind closed doors for nearly three hours while about 150 people stood outside with signs, chants, violins — and olive jars.
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There are nearly 30,000 international students who are studying at Ohio’s colleges and universities, and state leaders have a plan that they say will open the door for even more.
The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio State’s Dr. Michael Drake will be questioned in the upcoming federal lawsuit filed against the school by the university’s former band director, who was fired last year after OSU administrators said he allowed the band to have a “sexualized culture.”
It’s a busy time for pediatricians as parents are bringing in their kids for updated vaccines before sending them back to school.
Health advocates say new laws are making kids safer, but others warn that there’s a battle looming over a parent’s right to choose whether their kids should get the shots.
To explain just how vital vaccines are, Dr. Robert Frenck, director of the infectious diseases division at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, recalls a much different time.
“When I grew up people were in fear every year of—what are now—vaccine preventable diseases,” said Frenck.
The Hechinger Report takes a look at how employees at state universities may be affected by a changing public pension system.