StateImpact Ohio

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Education Reporting Throughout Ohio

Education Reporting Throughout Ohio


195 Pieces

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When Ohioans go to the polls tomorrow/later today (Tuesday November 5, 2013), they are likely to vote on school board candidates. And this year, th...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
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Thanks to a provision in this year's state budget, Ohio's homeschooled and private-school students can now participate in sports and extracurricula...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:21
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A new system is being used to determine the value of Ohio’s teachers, and education officials are already asking lawmakers to make some tweaks to t...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:47
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It’s the time of year when college applications deadlines are approaching, and once they get in, a lot of Ohio students will have to figure out how...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: :53
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Smartphones and other handheld devices are becoming more and more a part of our daily lives. With this in mind… schools are implementing policies t...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
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Ohio collects a ton of data about school performance, most of it based on standardized tests. The state then crunches the numbers and grades each s...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:38
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When Santina Klimkowski was sentenced in federal court, Charlie Keenan will be there. As the superintendent of the Maple Heights School District, h...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
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As state auditors wrap up their investigation into alleged data rigging in the Columbus City Schools, the district is set to make big changes on ho...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:01
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Ohio remained among the top ten states ranked and graded annually not for their student performance, but for their education policy. The "report ca...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:10
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Over the next several weeks our education reporting team at StateImpact Ohio will be focusing on what many consider a crisis: kids dropping out of ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Gateway advisor Michelle Atkinson works in her office., Credit: Amy Hansen/StateImpact Ohio
Like all of Ohio's major cities, high school dropouts are a tough problem for Toledo. One of the reasons students say they leave is because a tradi...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
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Anyone who has struggled to graduate can remember a person who intervened and helped them cross the finish line. For students on the brink of dropp...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
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Tucked into a list of education proposals Governor Kasich unveiled in his State of the State speech Monday was a measure that actually has already ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:13
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Many Central Ohio 3rd Graders are at risk of repeating, if they cannot pass the state's new reading test. About a third of Columbus City School stu...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:27
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The snow is causing headaches for drivers, forcing road crews to work around the clock, and causing many school closings. But StateImpact Ohio's St...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:49
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When the Cleveland school district announced the opening of its first health center at an elementary school last fall, they said more would follow....

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:17
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Freshman are heading off to college this time of year armed with a dozen years of schooling and probably a smart phone more powerful than the mainf...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 50:50
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Kent State and the University of Akron will both say goodbye to their long time presidents next summer while Youngstown State University and Tri-C ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 50:17
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Under Ohio's new funding formula for higher education institutions, colleges and universities get state funding based on graduation rates. The poin...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 50:20
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Atlantic writer Karl Taro Greenfeld noticed his daughter was staying up into the wee hours of the night doing homework, so for a week he too did he...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 33:37