Education

WATCH | High school brewing lesson creates a buzz

4:29 PM, Oct 29, 2013

A biology lesson on alcoholic fermentation is causing a stir at Ralston Valley High School in Arvada, Colorado

Medina: Board moves ahead with termination of superintendent

5:18 PM, Oct 28, 2013

The Medina City School Board is sending Superintendent Randy Stepp a letter, notifying him he will now be on unpaid leave.

Cleveland Schools hold 'Teachers Fair'

1:15 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Cleveland schools hold fair to try and fill nearly 80 openings within the district.

Fairport Harbor | Nothing found after school bomb threat

12:00 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Handwritten note found on an outside door of the junior/high school school with a bomb threat

Cleveland schools CEO seeks to up staff attendance

4:23 PM, Oct 27, 2013

The leader of Cleveland's public schools is urging employees to improve their attendance rate.

Between the Lines: Medicaid court fight, councilman's voting record, missing teachers

10:29 AM, Oct 27, 2013

Medicaid court fight, a councilman's voting record and missing teachers are topics.

 

Ohio public colleges adjust after enrollment dips

9:33 AM, Oct 27, 2013

Enrollment at Ohio's public colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row amid state and federal efforts emphasizing graduation rates over student totals.

Medina school board pushes to terminate superintendent

9:27 AM, Oct 25, 2013

School superintendent Dr. Randolph Stepp will have one more opportunity to defend himself before termination proceedings vote.

Geauga County: Debate over open school enrollment

8:02 PM, Oct 23, 2013

A controversy has been simmering in the West Geauga School District this year because of the school's open enrollment policy.

Cleveland Schools respond to hiring concerns

4:32 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Forty-three days into the Cleveland Metropolitan school year, and for some it's been 43 days without teachers.

State: Medina school official must repay $4,000

6:25 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The state auditor says an embattled school superintendent in northeast Ohio must repay about $4,000 for questionable expenses including gift cards and travel upgrades.

House bill makes schools check for sex offenders

4:39 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The House is expected to pass legislation requiring public school systems to conduct criminal background checks on teachers and other employees

STUDY | How safe are school buses?

5:21 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Students are 50 times more likely to arrive at school alive if they take the bus rather than drive themselves or ride with a friend.

Cleveland students still waiting for teachers; district responds

4:22 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Students at John Adams High School say substitutes are still being used as primary teachers, 10 weeks into the school year.

Columbus: Two charter schools shut down

6:12 PM, Oct 21, 2013

Two Columbus Charter Schools have been shut down by the Ohio schools superintendent for their poor performance and operation.

Carnegie Corporation awards Cleveland schools $3M

4:04 PM, Oct 21, 2013

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced $10 million in grants to help four districts design and open new schools.

Photo of Ohio University rape storms social media

8:39 AM, Oct 19, 2013

Do we live in a world where, when we see a crime, instead of doing something about it we take a video or picture?

Cyberbullying | What can you do to stop it?

8:05 AM, Oct 18, 2013

On the topic of cyberbullying, we are joined by Jesse Weinberger, an Internet safety expert

Concerns over voting location in Nordonia Hills school

8:10 PM, Oct 17, 2013

Parents at Lee Eaton Elementary School concerned about safety on Election Day.

President Clinton at Tri-C fundraiser

6:58 PM, Oct 17, 2013

Hundreds stood on their feet to welcome former President Bill Clinton.

No bomb found after threat at Holy Name High School

12:59 PM, Oct 17, 2013

A spokesman with the Cleveland Diocese says a bomb threat was investigated at Holy Name High School.

Shaker Heights HS seniors react to Washington gridlock

5:59 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Shaker Heights High School seniors are watching what is happening in Washington and it makes them nervous.

CMSD and United Way wrap around students

5:53 PM, Oct 14, 2013

The United Way of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland Schools have partnered to wrap 17 low-performing schools with social services this school year.

DC crowd pushes through barriers to WWII memorial

11:13 AM, Oct 13, 2013

A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial's closing under the government shutdown.

Enrollment down at Ohio's 5 public law schools

9:48 AM, Oct 13, 2013

Enrollment is down at Ohio's five public law schools and the number of applications has declined even more amid a glut of lawyers nationwide.

Ohio college to cut tuition by at least 20 percent

2:43 PM, Oct 10, 2013

A university in Ohio will lower tuition for the next academic year to what students paid prior to the recession

Columbus: Common Core opponents pack House

5:46 PM, Oct 9, 2013

Common Core opponents were speaking out in Columbus Wednesday.

Ohio business coalition leader defends Common Core

2:06 PM, Oct 9, 2013

An influential business group is asking the Ohio House education chairman to kill or sideline a proposal to block implementation of multi-state learning standards known as the Common Core.

Former Congressman named Kent State president's ambassador

2:44 PM, Oct 8, 2013

KSU President Lester A. Lefton names former Congressman Louis Stokes the 2013-2014 Kent State President's Ambassador

Donors pledge up to $10 million to keep Head Start running

8:19 PM, Oct 7, 2013

More than 7,000 at-risk children in six states were already affected by the government shutdown.