Meet artist Amanda Louise Spayd, a sculptor who crafts endearing doll sized creatures.
The investigation into the possible altering of student attendance records to boost district report card ratings continues as state education officials say the Lockland school district in suburban Cincinnati filed false attendance data to improve its state report card.
The advisory committee voted Tuesday morning to urge Columbus City Schools administrators to wait a year before asking voters to approve a 7.5-mil levy.
Lawmakers say giving the district more control of staffing decisions will put more focus on students. Some teachers call the changes a back-door way to install the changes of Senate Bill 5.
The report from the group America’s Promise Alliance says the number of Ohio schools that failed to graduate more than 60 percent of students on time increased from 75 to 135 from 2002 to 2009.
More and more Central Ohio Schools are looking to the sun to power lights, computers and air conditioning. At least two local companies are putting solar panels on school buildings, lowering utility bills.
Hilliard School officials today refused to say whether anything was found during a drug sweep of six city middle and high schools Tuesday.
Cincinnati is Ohio’s only urban district rated as “effective.”
There’s good news for some school districts in the state Senate’s version of the proposed budget. The Senate’s spending plan would use about $100 million to soften cuts approved in the House version.
Voters decided school tax issues in a handful of Central Ohio district on Tuesday. Hilliard and Canal Winchester levies went down to defeat, while voters in Olentangy and Gahanna school districts gave a green light to more money for classrooms.
Voting is underway in the 2011 primary. School officials in Canal Winchester, Gahanna, Hilliard and Olentangy are asking voters for new money. Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman Ben Piscatelli says turnout will likely spike in some precincts.