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Maysville students benefit from early college courses

Holly Richards, Zanesville Times Recorder

Zanesville (May 22, 2013)—Skylar Novaria might achieve his goal of becoming a business manager or CEO sooner than expected because of being a proactive teenager.

NLSD recognized for innovation/social impact in Appalachian region

Perry County Tribune

April 1, 2013—Northern Local School District, through its partnership with the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative (OAC), is proud to announce that the OAC has received the first Social Innovation Awards for its social impact in the Appalachian region.

OAC Awarded Social Innovation Award - Innovation Awards honor eight regional inventors, entrepreneurs

Ohio University Press Release

ATHENS, Ohio (March 13, 2013)—The Innovation Awards, a regional celebration of entrepreneurship and creative innovation, honored eight individuals last night for their advances in business and technology...The Ohio Appalachian Collaborative received the Social Innovation Award.

ROCHS provides students with higher education opportunity

Morgan County Herald

Students in 13 school districts in the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative will have access to early college opportunities through the Rural Ohio College High School (ROCHS) in the 2013-2014 school year, thanks to Ready-Set-College, an initiative made possible by a $40,000 contribution from the AT&T Foundation.

AT&T Foundation to help school program

Nichole Medaugh, WHIZ-TV

ZANESVILLE - More money is coming to a program that helps high school students gain college credit.

Grant furthers early college programs for high schoolers

Hannah Sparling, Zanesville Times Recorder

ZANESVILLE - Armed with a $40,000 check, Crooksville Exempted Village Schools Superintendent Kyle Newton is thrilled with the opportunity to spread the word about the Rural Ohio College High School program and put more Appalachian high school students on the path to college.

Franklin Local recognized for student gains

DUNCAN FALLS - The Franklin Local School District is featured in the December Race to the Top News and Views for their academic success in the 2011-2012 school year. Since being part of Race to the Top, Franklin Local has gone from red to green in value-added scores, improved the Performance Index six points, and was rated Excellent for the first time.

Bloom Vernon featured in "Moving Your Numbers"

SOUTH WEBSTER - Bloom Vernon Local School District is featured as a success story in "Moving Your Numbers," an initiative highlighting the journey of districts who have overcome challenges and redefined its focus to make and sustain improvement in the academic progress of all students.

Muskingum County schools group still in race for federal money

Kathie Dickerson, Zanesville Times Recorder

ZANESVILLE - Area public schools have been selected to move on as a finalist in a Race to the Top contest for a portion of about $400 million in federal money.

Kathie Dickerson,Coshocton Tribune

COSHOCTON - Area public schools have been selected to move on as a finalist in a Race to the Top contest for a portion of about $400 million in federal dollars.

Teacher evaluation models redesigned

Carly Tamborski, Brown County News Democrat

GEORGETOWN - Statewide reorganization of educational evaluation systems was the topic of discussions at the recent Georgetown Exempted Village Schools Board of Education Meeting.

In Cincinnati, orchestrated academic supports boosts students from cradle to career

NBC News Education Nation
By Maura Waiz

CINCINNATI - Eight-month-old Calvin Boggs Jr., grinned when social worker Heidi Sullivan pulled a cardboard book emblazoned with the face of the character Thomas the Tank Engine out of her bag...

Holly Richards, Zanesville Times Recorder

ZANESVILLE - Every teacher has his or her own style that resonates with students...

Parkersburg News
By EVAN BEVINS , The Marietta Times

WATERFORD - Wolf Creek Local ... members Monday during their regular meeting in the library at Waterford High School.

The Daily Jeffersonian
This is a celebration year ahead, as the doors of East Muskingum school will open for the 55th time. This anniversary marks an example when those before us ...
Acton Institute (blog)
In their article “Can Teacher Evaluation Improve Teaching” in the most recent issue of EducationNext, Eric S. Taylor and John H. Tyler share the results of their study of the unique teacher evaluation system of Cincinnati Public Schools.
Zanesville Times Recorder
Perhaps the biggest natural gas reserves are to our east in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and far eastern Ohio. The Utica Shale, which lies below roughly the eastern third of Ohio, holds great promise because of its mix of natural ...
Coshocton Tribune
WARSAW -- The River View Local School District is looking to add a computer-aided design course to its high school curriculum and is a finalist for a $10000 ...

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