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Summer Kids’ Program


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Children ages 6-12 are invited to participate in the Ross County Historical Society’s 2018 Summer Children’s program titled “Becoming an Apprentice: Making a Living in Early Ohio.” Participants will travel back in time to when children learned trades under the guidance of master craftsmen. Children will engage in hands-on activities learning the historical trades of… Read More

Ohio BOE Delays Resolution To Alter State Report Cards

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Ohio Board of Education members will wait until the fall to consider a resolution that proposes some drastic changes to the state report cards for schools and school districts, but a delay on the resolution doesn’t mean the end of discussions about potential modifications. The resolution before board members Tuesday recommended scrapping the A to… Read More

Ohio Lawmakers Look To Provide Online Academy ‘Safe Harbor’

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Republican-led Legislature is preparing to temporarily relax academic performance standards on a virtual school that took in thousands of students from a now-shuttered competitor. The House Education Committee folded “safe harbor” protections for the Toledo-based Ohio Virtual Academy into a separate bill Tuesday and sent them for a full House… Read More

New Speaker Promises Study Group On Funding Online Charters

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The new Speaker of the Ohio House is citing a two-year-old study from a pro-charter school group slamming the performance of virtual charter schools. And there may be changes coming in the laws that govern those online schools following the ECOT scandal. In his first sit-down with reporters, Speaker Ryan Smith said a new bill… Read More

Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs

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Student teams from across the coalfields of eastern Kentucky came together at the Knott County Sportsplex, bringing with them drones that they themselves had built. It was time for the climax of this year-long project. A basketball court had been separated with nets, and padded gates marked a circuit course for the little flying machines…. Read More