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Auditor Recommends Changes To How State Funds Online Schools

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – As lawmakers consider changing how Ohio funds online charter schools, the state auditor recommends they consider models factoring in student performance or testing. Ohio’s traditional school funding is enrollment-based, but e-school funding in recent years has been calculated using documented student participation. In a report released Thursday, Republican Auditor Dave Yost’s… Read More

Teachers, Others Speak Against Kentucky Graduation Rules

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – More than a dozen people have spoken against new high school graduation requirements in Kentucky. The Kentucky Department of Education held a public hearing Thursday on new high school graduation requirements. The new rules would require students to meet college and career readiness standards and demonstrate minimum competency in math and… Read More

State School Board To Vote On Graduation Plan As Current Seniors Face Tougher Requirements

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The state school board is expected to vote on new recommendations for high school graduation requirements Thursday. This comes as hundreds of kids might not be able to graduate under the existing standards. The state school superintendent has proposed a plan that has several options for seniors to graduate, including tests, final projects, state courses and grade… Read More

Solid Ground School Open House


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Bring the family out for fun outdoor activities on Solid Ground Farm, home of nature-based and Reggio-inspired Solid Ground School.  Jump in a leaf pile, climb on the indoor climbing wall, play with loose parts, tour a sustainable farm, and learn more about Solid Ground School’s educational offerings.  Wear shoes for walking in the hills… Read More

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AppO MaSTRS 9


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The 9th annual Appalachian Ohio Mathematics and Science Teaching Research Symposium (AppO MaSTRS 9) will be hosted on October 6th from 8:30 am -3:00 pm in Morton Hall on Ohio University’s campus. This year’s theme is Initiating Critical Conversations About STEM Education. The event is for mathematics and science pre-service and in-service teachers, school administrators,… Read More

The New DARE: Schools Aim To Stop Next Generation Of Opioid Crisis

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New data from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health show a rare bright spot amid the opioid crisis. Fewer high schoolers in the region appear to be using opioids in the past year. School officials in the Ohio Valley want to continue that trend with more school-based programs designed to help prevent… Read More