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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
Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.
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
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Many students enrolled in Ohio’s largest online charter school when it closed in January have since transferred to other schools, but state officials don’t know what happened with about 2,300 students. The Ohio Department of Education says it is working with districts to determine the status of those students from the… Read More
Developers say they understand why teachers would be skeptical. But, they insist, computers already drive cars and detect cancer, so they can certainly handle grading students’ essays.
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
The pitch goes all-in on workforce development.
Parents in Ghana’s capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren’t learning. And the reason may surprise you.
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
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