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Reynoldsburg Teachers Overwhelmingly Reject Board Offer

Reynoldsburg schools are operating while the school board and the Reynoldsburg Teachers Association negotiate a new contract.
September 8, 2014

Reynoldsburg Teachers voted to reject the latest contract offer from Reynoldsburg school board by a 97 to 3 percent margin.

Columbus School Board Tightens Rules On Grade Changes

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September 3, 2014

The change comes after the data rigging scandal that led to several principals being fired or resigning.

South High School Students Back In Classrooms After Bomb Threat

A school spokesman says the threat was phoned in around 8:10 am Tuesday. Columbus police searched the building and did not find anything suspicious.
September 2, 2014

South High School students returned to classes about 10:30 Tuesday morning after a bomb threat forced them to leave the building.

Ohio Private Universities Use Incentives To Fill Classrooms

Capital University
Capital University in Bexley put a freeze on tuition this year to help increase freshman enrollment. The private liberal arts school has boosted enrollment for four years while other similar universities saw enrollment drops
29, 2014

Ohio’s 24 liberal arts colleges and universities face a challenging future.The private, non-profit, schools highlight academic reputation and low professor-student ratios. But the competition for new students is intense. Some are turning to more tangible incentives to keep classrooms filled.

OSU Band Taskforce Surveying Current, Former Members

Ohio State Band
Ohio State University Marching Band
28, 2014

Some former and current Ohio State University band members are being asked what they think about the band’s culture.

Fired OSU Band Director Denied Appeal By University

Jonathan Waters was fired last month after an investigation that OSU officials say revealed "a culture conducive to sexual harassment."
August 28, 2014

Ohio State has rejected the latest appeal for reconsideration by fired marching band director Jonathan Waters.

Pickerington Schools Spent Day On Lockdown Because Of Threat

Pickerington North High School
27, 2014

Pickerington Local Schools were put under lockdown late this morning after a threat was phoned in to North High School.

Student Squad Leaders Want Role in OSU Band Probe

OSU Marching Band 2014 tryouts.
26, 2014

Student squad leaders from the Ohio State marching band are offering themselves as witnesses to a task force reviewing cultural issues surrounding the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.

Four Case Western Students Killed In Plane Crash

Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University
26, 2014

School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Business Groups To Defend Common Core In House Hearings

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Business Roundtable, and the Association of School Business Officials also support the Common Core.
25, 2014

Business and education groups will be in Columbus this week to defend the state’s Common Core curriculum in House hearings.