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Education Officials Want To Stop The Summer Slide In Learning

12:07PM
June
9, 2014

As many school years wind down this week, education officials are worried about the impact of the “summer slide, or the regression of students’ skills during their scholastic breaks.

Ohio State And 2 Other Ohio Universities Get Bomb Dogs

10:34AM
June
9, 2014

Three universities are getting bomb-sniffing dogs through a pilot program that officials eventually hope to expand throughout Ohio’s state universities.

Ohio State Campaigns to Make Consent “Sexy”

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Ohio State launches a "Consent is Sexy" campaign to inform students about sexual assault.
5:00AM
June
9, 2014

OSU recently launched a campaign aimed at preventing sexual violence and its raising eyebrows. A campaign at Ohio State called “Consent is Sexy” has a goal of preventing sexual assaults. The university has posted signs on restroom doors, on campus buses, in dormitories, and in sorority and frat houses.

In-State Ohio State University Students Spared Tuition Increase

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Ohio State freezes in-state tuition for the coming academic year
12:10PM
June 6, 2014

Ohio residents attending Ohio State University won’t see an increase in tuition this fall from the previous year. The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously Friday to freeze tuition at current levels for in-state students. Non-resident students will see a 5 percent increase in tuition. All students will pay slightly higher room and board fees [...]

Ohio Lawmaker Moves To Repeal Common Core Education Standards

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Adams announced the effort as a House vote on a separate education-related bill stalled Wednesday.
7:30AM
June
5, 2014

A Republican state lawmaker is trying to force through an Ohio bill repealing Common Core public education standards.

State Widens Attendance Data Probe Of Columbus City Schools

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The ODE will expand its investigation into attendance manipulation in Columbus City Schools.
4:21PM
June
4, 2014

The investigation into data manipulation of Columbus City Schools has expanded to look for more evidence of data scrubbing.

Ohio Graduation, Testing Changes Set For Vote

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hio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirement under a legislative compromise headed for approval.
2:40PM
June
4, 2014

Ohio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise heading toward approval.

Epidemic Of Girls’ Knee Injuries Traced To Genetics And Training

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8:47AM
June 4, 2014

Girls are up to ten times more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries in sports like soccer and basketball. Some Ohio researchers say they’ve discovered that genetic differences help explain the disparity. But a lack of proper sports training is also partly to blame.

Ohio Senate OKs Rerouted Teacher Evaluation Bill

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The Ohio Senate cleared legislation that would reduce the number of state-mandated evaluations for well-rated teachers.
3:32PM
June
3, 2014

Legislation reducing the number of state-mandated evaluations required for well-rated public school teachers has again cleared the Ohio Senate.

Ohio Teacher Charged With Child Endangerment After Viral Video

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School superintendent Eric Hoffman has said he apologized to the parents and called the incident unfortunate.
7:49AM
June
3, 2014

A kindergarten teacher in the Findlay area has been charged with child endangerment after a surveillance camera appeared to show her pushing one of her students up against a wall and grabbing his face and shirt.