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Ohio’s Public Universities Increasingly Rely on Donations

Not that many years ago only private colleges built endowment funds. Now, with the higher costs of education and the shrinking support from state governments, even public universities need to ask for donations. One of the latest is Cleveland State University, which officially kicked off its $100 million campaign this month. If you’d like to endow [...]

CSU President’s Pricey Charter Flight Criticized


philoye / flickr Some are criticizing a pricey charter flight Cleveland State University’s president took last year to meet with Governor Kasich in Columbus. But the university is defending the expense.

City Club: Navigating the Transition to High School

When educational matters are discussed, the voices of teachers, administrators and policymakers often drown out the voices of the students actually impacted by changes. Those tables were turned on August 7 at the City Club of Cleveland.  A panel of four high school students presented the results of a survey they created and distributed to [...]

Ohio Colleges Continue the Search for Success


James Almond / Flickr Suc·cess; noun the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like. performance or achievement that is marked by success, as by the attainment of honors person or thing that has had success, as measured by attainment of [...]

Is Senior Year of High School a Waste of Time?

The Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Department of Education have teamed up to wipe out senioritis.

Graduation season is upon us, but many high school seniors have been coasting for months. Ohio education officials hope to change that by revamping the senior year of high school and having students take college classes, do apprenticeships or get technical training. “We have to find a way to maximize the12th- grade year,” said Ohio [...]

Issue 2 Law School Presentation Is All About the Politics

red number 2

The November election is less than a month away. That means chatter around ballot issues is rising to a crescendo, and much of it seems inaudible. Which is why I was looking forward to some non-(or at least less)-partisan discussion about Issue 2, the proposal to overturn Senate Bill 5, Ohio’s recently passed collective bargaining [...]

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