StateImpact Ohio

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Education Reporting Throughout Ohio

Education Reporting Throughout Ohio


195 Pieces

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College athletes get a free education. But their universities make huge profits off their labor. Which raises the question: Is a scholarship a fair...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:20
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In today’s job market, applicants need to be higher skilled and better educated in order compete for secure jobs at decent pay. More schools system...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:56
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According to some researchers, the best way for your kid to get an A is to get out of their way. Parental involvement, they say, is overrated. But ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:20
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Reading is essential to almost every aspect of learning. When students struggle with reading, it can put them behind both academically and socially...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Ohio is getting closer to full implementation of new minimum learning standards shared with most other states known as the Common Core. Next year, ...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:20
  • Purchases: 1
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More than 305,000 teenage girls gave birth across the country in 2012, according to data from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned P...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:44
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An estimated 24,000 students drop out of school each year in Ohio. Not getting a high school diploma can cost a student in the long run, people wit...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:20
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The Ohio Department of Education estimates more than 120,000 high school students take part in some type of vocational education classes every year...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:27
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Ohio third-graders are gearing up to take a reading test that could determine whether they are promoted or held back. In some states, high-stakes t...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:41
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Governor Kasich devoted much of his state of the state speech proposing new education initiatives aimed at keeping those at risk of dropping out en...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:14
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Lawmakers in the Ohio House have approved a new way for superintendents to deal with students they fear are a threat to others, to school staff or ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:57
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This horrible winter weather seems finally to have given way to warmth and sunshine, and that has many people looking ahead to summer. But as Ohio ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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The outbreak of mumps at Ohio State University continues to worsen. There are now 37 confirmed cases among students, staff and others associated wi...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:56
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Educational advocates are pointing out an alleged discrepancy in the laws that lay out Ohio’s third grade reading guarantee. As statehouse correspo...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:55
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The head of Ohio's largest teachers union, the Ohio Education Association, is retiring at the end of this year, after more than 40 years working wi...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:23
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In September, Ohio Board of Education President Debe Terhar said she wanted the Ohio Department of Education to remove mention of the Toni Morrison...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:01
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It goes without saying these days that education is the key to success, and a high school diploma is just the bare minimum one needs to begin to ge...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:04
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Ohio schools are teaching to a new set of math and English standards called the Common Core. For English classes, the Common Core means students sp...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 2
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The newly released results of an international test rank America’s teens pretty far below many of their peers around the world. Students in Shangha...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
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The Common Core pushes Ohio schools in the wrong direction. That\'s what University of Oregon professor Yong Zhao (Yong Za-ow) says. Zhao will spea...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:32