StateImpact Ohio

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Education Reporting Throughout Ohio

Education Reporting Throughout Ohio


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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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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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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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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
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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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