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Senate OKs Bill Reducing Ohio Teacher Evaluations

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The Ohio Senate approves a measure to reduce the number of teacher evaluations in public schools.
8:43AM
December
5, 2013

A bill reducing the number of state-mandated evaluations required for well-rated public school teachers has unanimously cleared the Ohio Senate.

Educators Already Want Changes To Teachers Evaluations

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7:28AM
November
13, 2013

Educators are pushing for tweaks to a new system for evaluation Ohio teachers.

Ohio School To Arm Science Teacher

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8:59AM
January 17, 2013

A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class

Cleveland Schools Plan Gets Praise of Lawmakers, Scorn Of Teachers

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From left: Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon, State Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering), Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland), Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Rep. Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) and Rep. Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) speak at an event to support the Cleveland schools plan.
7:55AM
March
22, 2012

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.

Bexley Teachers Negotiate New Contract in One Day

12:00AM
March
29, 2011

With the specter of severely limited bargaining power hanging over them, Bexley teachers recently reached agreement on a new contract in just one day.

Columbus Teachers In Shock by Layoffs

12:00AM
April
26, 2010

Dozens of Columbus Public School Teachers targeted for layoffs met last night at the Columbus Downtown High School to find out what the district owes them in benefits. Many of them are still in shock about losing their jobs.

Battelle for Kids Researches Extraordinary Teachers

12:00AM
September
10, 2008

The non-profit Battelle for Kids organization is developing on-line courses it says will help classroom teachers be more effective with their students. Attendees at the Columbus Metropolitan Club forum got a preview.

Ohio gets more nationally-certified teachers

12:00AM
December
4, 2007

More than a hundred Ohio teachers have just received what is called the highest credential in the teaching profession – the designation of being a “national board certified teacher.”

Ohio teachers take a look at new classroom technology

12:00AM
November
13, 2007

Teachers from around Ohio will be in Columbus through Wednesday for the annual Capital Conference and Trade Show. Teachers can take part in round tables and attend seminars. Another big attraction is the trade show with new gadgetry and technology offered to teachers and their students.

State to investigate teacher misconduct reports at Ohio schools

12:00AM
October
17, 2007

Dispatch report prompts probe of Department of Education disciplinary procedures.