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It’s Official: Ohio State Moves To Semester System

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April
3, 2009

Ohio State University will soon begin a three-year-long change from quarters to semesters. University trustees signed off on the big job Friday.

Experts Say Summer Reading Helps Students Maintain Academic Skills

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June
18, 2007

Summer vacation is well underway for students in central Ohio, but many find themselves with reading assignments to complete before school begins in the fall.

Universities Examine Academic Freedom Policies

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April
4, 2006

Under the threat of legislation, some universities in Ohio are re-examining their policies on academic freedom and intellectual diversity. Conservative lawmakers across the country say students are subject to harassment by liberal professors. And states such as New York are considering legislation known as the ‘academic bill of rights.’ Legislative action in Ohio has stalled while the state’s universities undertake a voluntary review. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports

Columbus schools superintendent touts academic gains

12:00AM
August
24, 2004

Academic performance among Ohio students continues to improve. That’s according to a statewide report card released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Education. Columbus schools superintendent Gene Harris used the occasion to tout her district’s improvements.