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PARMA, Ohio (WJW) — The City of Parma School District unveiled a new district consolidation plan to the school board Thursday night. “We narrowed it down to two options. Four elementary schools with two secondary campuses or four elementary schools, two self-contained middle schools and a high school,” Superintendent Charles Smialek said. Smialek said the …

BEREA, Ohio – At the March 7 Berea School Board business meeting, Superintendent Tracy Wheeler and District Treasurer/Financial Director Jill Rowe explained the impact of vouchers and school choice on finances of the Berea City School District. The council had asked for more information after several preliminary discussions. “Voucher is a broad term that basically …

City of Johnstown officials are drawing up plans to allay residents’ concerns about the impending $20 billion Intel project planned for land next to the community. Nearly 100 residents filled Tuesday’s city council meeting with questions about the project and concerns about the lack of information being shared. “Your community is in a panic,” one …

SAT/2-26 Boardman DARE Bowling Night, 7 p.m., Boardman Lanes, 330-729-0127 Canfield The Canfield Bands program will host the annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Canfield High School. Tickets are $8 and include a full pasta dinner with salad, dessert, and drink; admission to the incredible basket raffle with …

WARREN – Schools in the city of Warren will maintain their mask-wearing mandate for students and staff in place for the time being until there are more changes in the COVID-19 numbers, the authorities said. school officials. School superintendent Steve Chiaro said at Tuesday’s school board meeting that mask mandates will remain in …

GOSHEN — Housing construction in Goshen needs to ramp up to keep up with the kind of population growth seen over the past decade, the town’s deputy mayor said. Deputy Mayor Mark Brinson addressed the housing issue at the annual joint session of the Goshen City Council and School Board on Monday. The meeting is …

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Columbus City School Board and the district superintendent have agreed to a new three-year contract. The board announced the agreement with Dr. Talisa Dixon, whose salary will increase from $242,000 per year to $262,000 per year, an increase of 8%. Additionally, Dixon will also receive a monthly car allowance of …

Through Ryan FoleyChristian Post reporter | Friday, February 11, 2022 Students are seated in a high school classroom. | Reuters/Stephane Mahé The administration of a Connecticut school district has issued an apology after parents expressed outrage over an assignment that asked students what they liked and disliked about sexual activity. Christopher Drezek, the superintendent of …

Our weekly national and local news digest highlights a recall effort against LA County DA George Gascwheren and redistricting updates. Read all about it in this week’s edition of the State & Local Tap. All good things come to an end. Ballotpedia will retire the State and Local Tap after the February 19 issue. Don’t …

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools has hired Westerville resident Scott Gooding as its new treasurer. The school board approved a three-year contract with Gooding on Jan. 20 that comes into effect on March 1 to replace Mike Verlingo, who resigned on Jan. 18. He will receive an annual salary of $160,000 plus an option to receive benefits, …

The needs of Bowling Green students are not going away. At the Bowling Green City Schools Board meeting on Tuesday, member Ginny Stewart provided an update on the needs of students in the district. December donations broke records, she said. “They asked me to thank everyone who participated (and) donated,” Stewart said. And yet, after …

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Schools in the city of Columbus are four days away from the break and are still juggling staffing issues from the coronavirus and pushing some school buildings to go virtual. Daizhon Cox, a high school student from the south, wants to be in the classroom. “For South, we haven’t been in …

A group of school districts in Ohio are suing the state, claiming the way private schools are funded is uneven and unconstitutional. Public education advocacy group Vouchers Hurt Ohio announced the trial Tuesday morning at a press conference. The legal challenge, filed the same day in Franklin County Common Plea Court, specifically targets the EdChoice …

Although January 1 marks the start of a new calendar year, for the South-Western City School District, the new year truly marks the middle of its school year. Projects and initiatives typically begin with the start of the school year in August, said Superintendent Bill Wise. the second phase of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission …

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Richmond Heights School Board is considering a different funding method that would use income tax revenues to help pay for schools instead of the share of property taxes it currently receives for the funding. The idea was pitched to the board at its last meeting by David Conley, president of …

Meetings, Events • Cardington-Lincoln Elementary School is in need of mentors for the Big Brothers / Big Sisters program in Central Ohio. They currently have no mentor. If you’re interested, contact Jordan Smith, Match Support Specialist, at 740-369-2447 or [email protected] • Blood drives: December 17; Noon to 6 p.m., Marengo United Methodist Church, 8 N. …

Last Saturday night, the Arnold Community Foundation’s annual fundraiser had its most successful auction ever, bringing in $ 67,000.00. One hundred and eighty people attended the event, which included a social hour, a meal, a live auction and the philanthropic awards ceremony. Wendell Brott was this year’s auctioneer, and residents were more than willing to …

Despite Rover Pipeline payments still on appeal and a delay in the state funding formula, the Bowling Green City school district is in solid financial shape. Treasurer Cathy Schuller presented her five-year financial forecast at the school board meeting on November 16. She said she predicted the district would spend a deficit throughout the forecast …

Harrisonburg, Virginia School District Reviews Gay People in School Libraries | UPDATE This message has been corrected after discussion with the school district (23/11/2021) According to media reports, Harrisonburg City Public Schools in Harrisonburg, Virginia, may have violated district policy by removing the award-winning graphic novel, Homosexual gender by Maia Kobabe, school libraries without following …

The Greater Latrobe School Board has selected a Cincinnati, Ohio-based company to help the district develop an updated facilities master plan. The board retained this week SHP provide facilities planning and visualization services. The company’s pricing structure has not been finalized but “will align with district goals and budget expectations,” according to Kurt Thomas, director …