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In this Tuesday night, April 10, 2018 photo, a minivan is removed from the parking lot near the Seven Hills School campus in Cincinnati. Cincinnati authorities are investigating the death Tuesday of 16-year-old Kyle Plush, who was trapped inside the minivan. The Hamilton County coroner says Plush died of ...
Guest columnists Robert and Amanda Fife of Brunswick are among the winners of the ExcelinEd's school choice video contest, in which more than 500 families shared their stories of how educational opportunities have made a difference in their lives. Education is not a one-size-fits-all model.

Employment: Retired Ohio Supreme Court justice. Education: A law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1979; a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University in 1969. Family: Wife, Shaylah (deceased); four children. Priority: To legalize marijuana and release nonviolent marijuana ...
A bill to require education about the development of unborn children in health curriculum in Ohio schools has been introduced by a local state legislator. State Rep. Niraj Antani's bill would require school boards to either adopt the state instructional program established by the Ohio Department of Health or ...
The draft plan is also accessible online (search “strategic plan” at www.education.ohio.gov), and gives online viewers the ability to comment through April 13. Melissa Cropper, president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, attended last week's session at Stivers. She applauded DeMaria and ODE for an ...
Of the eight overall categories measured in the report (health care, education, economy, opportunity, infrastructure, crime and corrections, fiscal stability and quality of life), Ohio ranks No. 40 or worse in two – education at No. 41 and quality of life at No. 40. On the education front, Ohio had the No. 41 ranked ...

Columbus State Community College, Stark State College and Sinclair Community College had the most students in default on school loans they started to repay in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education. The data includes students at schools receiving federal student ...
Former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft's op-ed “Plan streamlines, improves state education system” in Friday's Dispatch lacked respect for the Ohio constitutional provision that established a state board of education and superintendent of public instruction selected by the board. The rationale for his support of House ...
The Ohio Department of Education has no idea how many schools are arming teachers. It's not under ODE's jurisdiction, said spokeswoman Brittany Halpin, and districts are not required to report to ODE whether they allow staff members to carry guns. Some superintendents have heard rumors of a count ...
House Republicans are defending the proposal that would merge several departments into one large education agency which would report directly to the governor. But elected local school boards are sounding off on how it would change the state board of education.
In a hearing so crowded that security had to direct people to overflow rooms, home-school parents and traditional public school advocates joined to oppose a bill that would dismantle much of the Ohio Department of Education. “How does any of this better prepare kids for the 21st Century learning we all ...
“Part of the reason we have been working on this for nearly two years is that there have been so many interested parties involved in shaping this bill: obviously, the School Resource Officers Association, Buckeye State Sheriff, Fraternal Order of Police, The Ohio Education Association and some student ...
The Ohio Education Association is opposed to the concept of arming teachers as a means to discourage school shootings. Instead, the organization urges more attention be paid to mental health-related programs, as well as funding for districts that want trained response personnel on the premises.
What's amiss with education policy-making in Ohio? Consider the current effort at the Statehouse to hustle House Bill 512 to passage. Speaker Cliff Rosenberger has in mind approval of the measure this spring. The bill would merge the departments of higher education and education, plus the Governor's ...
As a result of recent state budget cuts to higher education, the zero percent cap on increasing tuition has driven regional campuses to increase tuition rates through the OHIO Guarantee. “With great cooperation from folks in the registrar's office and financial aid, the bursar's office and enrollment in general, ...
The Ohio Department of Education is accepting applications for the Purple Star award through April 10. The application and a full list of qualifications, along with the list of current recipients can be found at www.education.ohio.gov. From there, click on these headings: Topics; Other Resources; Family and ...
Dr. James Moore III, the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at The Ohio State University, said the program should be replicated in other areas needing college-educated professionals, but only after further evaluation of it to understand the implications and if recipients remain in the community ...

The Ohio County Board of Education packed this morning with teachers as they announced they plan to have school on Monday. The board says they hope to have a resolution today, Monday at the latest. Members Shane Mallett and Tim Birch were not present for the meeting. Wheeling Park High School ...
SIDNEY, Ohio — The 8-by-11-inch box sits atop a bookshelf in the district headquarters, as much a part of the office furniture as the manila folders, yearbooks and Webster's dictionaries. Inside is a semiautomatic Glock handgun with extra magazines, equipment that education leaders here say will prevent ...
The Ohio House on Wednesday passed a new $20 million income-tax deduction that critics say will largely benefit the state's wealthy saving to pay for private education. A bill aimed at conforming Ohio tax law to federal law, Senate Bill 22 expands Ohio's College Advantage 529 plan so the tax-deductible ...
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is backing six gun control measures that he believes have a support from both sides of the debate and that hopes will help end the horror ... Three large public employee unions — Ohio Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Education Association and Ohio Federation of Teachers — oppose ...
According to The Education Trust, a nonprofit education policy group in Washington, D.C. run by former Education Secretary John B. King, Ohio ranks near the top in making sure school districts with high poverty and high concentrations of minority students are getting a bigger piece of the state funding pie.
Rep. Bill Seitz (R., Cincinnati); Rep. Dorothy Pelanda (R., Marysville); Rep. Bill Reineke (R., Tiffin); Tiffin City Schools Superintendent Gary Barber; (In rear) Rep. Craig Riedel (R., Defiance) held a press conference earlier this month in favor of a sweeping overhaul of Ohio's educational structure.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ohio Board of Regents, an advisory board to the Ohio Department of Higher Education, has not met in more than a year because it currently has only two members, three members shy of a quorum. Gov. John Kasich, who is responsible for appointments to the nine-member board, ...
The board was previously responsible for appointing the chancellor of higher education and outlining Ohio higher education policy. Legislators voted in 2007 to change state law so the governor appoints the higher education chancellor. The change, which left the board in an advisory role, was met with ...
“What I really want is I want to be able to run the department of education,” he said at the Associated Press Legislative Preview forum. The new Ohio Department of Learning and Achievement would be led by a director who is appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate. Kasich said the state ...
Ohio House Republicans have rolled out a plan that would bring big changes for the state's Department of Education and the Board of Education. Supporters say it will bolster the connection between education and career-readiness, while Democrats say it would create a less-responsive state government.
Bill Reineke, R-Tiffin, explains a bill to combine the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Governor's Office of ... The new Department of Learning and Achievement (DLA) would be aimed at “better aligning Ohio's public education system with the state's workforce ...
One group worked alongside the Inprem Holistic Community Resource Center in Columbus to solve a peculiar issue; certain produce items, such as pumpkins, grapefruits and zucchinis, were going to waste in central Ohio. This was because those who visited the pantry came from a variety of international ...
Ohio, a state where 4,329 people died of drug overdoses in 2016, a death rate second only to neighboring West Virginia, is taking the fight against the opioid epidemic into the classroom with a new style of drug-abuse-prevention education. Ohio's plan, controversial in a state that prizes local control over ...
DELTA, the Distance Education Learning and Teaching Academy, represents in some ways how Ohio State — and higher education as a whole — has changed in recent years. As online classes increase in popularity, the university is trying to adapt to the change and continue to provide education online.
Health and Opioid-Abuse Prevention Education (HOPE) addresses the reality that faces many schoolchildren throughout Ohio—where the rate of drug overdose deaths ranks the second-highest in the nation—by fostering the social and emotional maturity needed to make the right decisions about drug use.
GALLIPOLIS — Ohio families will continue to have more opportunities to choose their education with the EdChoice scholarship expansion. The Edchoice scholarship is issued to families who live at or above 200 percent of the poverty level that apply to go to a non-public charter school in Ohio. Ohio Valley ...
The researchers gave a higher likelihood of automation to lower-paid, repetitive jobs that require little or uncomplicated personal interaction and lower levels of education. To gauge the potential effects of automation on Ohio's employment, The Dispatch compared the high-risk jobs in the study with U.S. ...
An Owens spokesman said that Ohio higher education no longer looks at enrollment as a benchmark. Rather, completion numbers are how colleges and universities in Ohio measure success. Mercy College of Ohio's spring enrollment of 1,328 was less than a 1 percent decrease from last year's total.
IRONTON, Ohio — Ohio University Southern will offer two non-credit Allied Health Training and Education Certificate Programs in February for those wanting to add ... To register, contact Continuing and Community Education at OHIO University Southern at 740-533-4588 or ous_community_ed@ohio.edu.
Crooks is the director of international student recruitment at Heidelberg University in Ohio, according to her LinkedIn. Her 12-year background in higher education formed several of her policy priorities, including an interest in fixing the state's underfunded public education system and ensuring access to ...
The Ohio Department of Education is looking for more local nonprofit agencies to join a summer program that feeds tens of thousands of children when they aren't getting ... ODE says it's especially looking to expand the program in southern Ohio, in rural communities and in areas with migrant families.
Columbus-based Innovation Ohio runs the Ohio Charter School Accountability Project, which compares charters and traditional public schools with public data like report card statistics and state funding figures, along with the Ohio Education Association, a Columbus-based teachers organization.
Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, chair of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Catholic Education, smiles during a meeting on Catholic schools at the the conference's headquarters in Washington Jan. 17. (Credit: CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn.) ...
A former educator at a now-closed online charter school in Ohio says a legal fight has hurt not just the school but the 12,000 students it served. ECOT Academy, the largest online school in the state, was forced to shut down as it fights the Ohio Dept. of Education in court. Citing questionable student ...
The local mock trials were part of the statewide competition, which included more than 3,000 high school students from across Ohio. The 35th Annual Ohio Mock Trial Competition is headed by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education. Also participating in the district round at Canton Municipal Court or ...
But the just-closed school of 12,000 students still has the right to re-open if it wins its Ohio Supreme Court fight over finances with the Ohio Department of Education. An agreement Thursday morning between Judge Michael Holbrook, ECOT and its sponsor/authorizer, the Educational Service Center of Lake ...
Two properties on Warren Road, both belonging to the Board of Education, may be bought for $500,000, the district announced. By Chris ... LAKEWOOD, OH — The Liberty Development Company may purchase the Lakewood Board of Education buildings at 1456 and 1470 Warren Road. The Board of ...
Ohio ranks low in educated states: See state rankings. 0. Share ... States were given a score for their educational attainment and for their quality of education. ... Ohio scored near the bottom for educational attainment but ranked in the top 25 for its quality of education, according to WalletHub. The top five ...
Hocking College was included in the more than $240,000 awarded to 10 communities across Ohio for boating safety education. ... said that the Hocking College School of Natural Resources, which has offered Ohio boating educational courses for decades, applied for the grant in November of 2017.
Ohio already started recouping $60 million from the 2015-16 school year, and ECOT has been running out of money. The Department of Education also concluded ECOT was overpaid by $19 million for 2016-17, and the lawyer who considered ECOT's appeal of that in an informal hearing sided with the ...
The Lake Erie West board's decision to sever ties with ECOT came after the Ohio Supreme Court rejected a plea from ECOT to fast-track its appeal of state efforts to collect an $80-million aid reimbursement the Ohio Department of Education has demanded because the charter school overreported student ...
Four years ago, lawmakers made it mandatory for Ohio schools to include heroin prevention education in their health curriculum. But the law lets schools choose which programs to use, and it's up to school districts to report what they're doing to the state. One document obtained by WLWT investigator Todd ...
The survey was compiled by the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University and the State Higher Education Executive Officers. Nineteen states, including Ohio, decreased funding between the 2017 fiscal year, which spans 2016-17, and the 2018 fiscal year, which spans 2017-18.


 

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