State School Board Passes Compensation Increases for Future Board Members Who Put in Extra Hours

The State Board of Education approved a resolution seven to three that would allow future Board members to apply for additional compensation. The vote was seven to three. Resolution 23 was listed under “Miscellaneous Resolutions,” and entitled “Resolution for Additional Compensation Hours for Members of the State Board of Education.”

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Ohio Leaders Issue Warning: Google Is Amassing and Selling Your Child’s Data and Personal Information

As the new school year starts, a warning is being issued for parents. “Beware the data that Google and other tech giants are collecting on your children,” said Scott Andrews of Eaglefire.

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School District Wows State Board with 30 Percent Improvement in Literacy in Just Two Years

  July’s State School Board meeting was an emotional one for members of the Teaching, Leading and Learning Committee.¬†Riverside Local School District presented the incredible reading gains its elementary students have been making. According to board members, the teachers and staff were understandably excited as they shared what a difference…

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Ohio Budget Currently Includes $550 Million for ‘Student Wellness and Success’

  Ohio House and Senate members are up against a hard deadline – the biennial budget must be passed before July 1. One significant provision that has been written into every version of the budget so far includes hundreds of millions of dollars for “student wellness and success.” The current…

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School Choice Gets a Boost in Ohio State Budget

  With a vote on House Bill 166, the state budget bill, occurring within days, school choice supporters may have something to cheer about. One big winner appears to be the EdChoice Scholarship program that provides state dollars to students who wish to attend private schools. The program is capped,…

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