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Cleveland

Cleveland Schools CEO to meet with President Obama

Cleveland Schools CEO to meet with President ObamaGordon will be among other superintendents and leaders of the Council of the Great City Schools.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 weeks ago
Cleveland

Michelle Knight opens up at Cleveland library series

Michelle Knight opens up at Cleveland library seriesMichelle Knight spoke to an audience at the Cleveland Public Library.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Cuyahoga County

Inspirational man empowers kids to curb bullying

Inspirational man empowers kids to curb bullyingIt wasn't your average school assembly today at Independence Middle School. The seventh- and eighth-graders heard a message they may carry with them for the rest of their lives.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Lakewood breaking ground on new elementary school

Lakewood breaking ground on new elementary schoolLakewood begins construction of the first of three new elementary schools that are expected to open by Fall 2016.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Cuyahoga County

$10 million awarded to Tri-C for Humanities Center

$10 million awarded to Tri-C for Humanities CenterThis is the largest donation the college has ever received.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Portage County

Group confronts Kent State president

Group confronts Kent State presidentVideo of the confrontation was captured on camera and posted on Facebook.
  • Portage County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Akron school closes for sewer issue

Akron school closes for sewer issuePfeiffer Elementary School is closed Wednesday in Akron.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Kent researchers link smartphone use to low GPAs

Kent researchers link smartphone use to low GPAsKent State University researchers say they see a connection between smartphone use and low academic performance in college students.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Cleveland

Cleveland's CMSD students get path to construction jobs

Cleveland's CMSD students get path to construction jobsUnions will provide class instructors, guide students into apprenticeship programs and help them land jobs.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Ohio online charter school spent more than $2.27M on ads

Ohio online charter school spent more than $2.27M on adsOhio's largest online charter school reported at least $2.27 million spent last school year on advertising to attract students.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks ago
Cleveland

Virtual Reading 'coach' helps local Cleveland students

Virtual Reading 'coach' helps local Cleveland studentsNow one organization has stepped in to make sure local students won't miss out on opportunities reading can provide.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

SHARE | #WeReadHere pictures with us today!

SHARE | #WeReadHere pictures with us today!Wednesday is World Read Aloud Day! Snap a reading selfie with your children and we'll use it on WKYC.com.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

State Senate expected to vote on Common Core bill

State Senate expected to vote on Common Core billHouse Bill 7 would ban test scores from being used against students.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Ohio

Ohio tops list of school threats

Ohio tops list of school threatsA study breaks down data regarding threats made against schools.
  • Ohio
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Akron

Man pleads guilty in Cuyahoga Falls High School threats

Man pleads guilty in Cuyahoga Falls High School threatsMichael Nicodemus e-mailed bomb threats to Cuyahoga Falls High School in the Spring of 2013.
  • Akron
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Lake County

Bomb threat prompts Painesville City Schools evacuation

Bomb threat prompts Painesville City Schools evacuationAuthorities say the same person made four different phone calls with bomb threats.
  • Lake County
  • 4 weeks ago
Education

#WeReadHere - Join our reading campaign

#WeReadHere - Join our reading campaignWKYC and Third Federal are teaming up to launch an ongoing initiative to encourage parents to read with their children.
  • Education
  • 4 weeks ago
Portage County

Kent State students, volunteers help clear fire hydrants

Kent State students, volunteers help clear fire hydrantsAbout a dozen students from Kent State's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed fraternity, joined the "shovel challenge."
  • Portage County
  • 1 month ago
Education

How to help kids deal with testing anxiety

How to help kids deal with testing anxietyIt's no secret that kids in school today are tested more often.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Cuyahoga County

Strongsville High School evacuated after suspicious call

Strongsville High School evacuated after suspicious callWKYC has confirmed Strongsville High School was evacuated.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month ago
Stark County

Canton schools vote to merge Timken, McKinley high schools

Canton schools vote to merge Timken, McKinley high schoolsCanton City Schools have voted unanimously to merge Timken High School with McKinley High School.
  • Stark County
  • 1 month ago
Weather

WKYC teams up with Cleveland Indians for Weather Education Day 2015

WKYC teams up with Cleveland Indians for Weather Education Day 2015Once again WKYC and the Cleveland Indians are teaming up to bring weather education to Cleveland's largest classroom.
  • Weather
  • 1 month ago
Education

New push to stop PARCC assessment

New push to stop PARCC assessmentThe anti-Common Core web sites and Facebook pages like Ohioans Against Common Core have been gathering steam since the school year began.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Cuyahoga County

Some schools remain open despite double-digit wind chills

Some schools remain open despite double-digit wind chillsThe biggest school districts in Northeast Ohio were closed because of frigid weather temperatures Monday. Those included the Cleveland School District, Akron City Schools, Mentor Exempted and the Parma school district.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month ago
Ohio

Does your school use hour-based or calamity days?

Does your school use hour-based or calamity days?Schools were mandated to open a certain number of hours based on the varying grade levels.
  • Ohio
  • 1 month ago
Northeast-ohio

School districts open amid frigid temps, drawing ire

School districts open amid frigid temps, drawing ireLast week, many large school districts also closed Thursday and Friday for similar temperatures.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 1 month ago
Northeast-ohio

ALERT: ODE extends PARCC testing because of weather

ALERT: ODE extends PARCC testing because of weatherPARCC is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 1 month ago
Northeast-ohio

Former Congressman Louis Stokes celebrates 90th birthday

Former Congressman Louis Stokes celebrates 90th birthdayCase Western Reserve University's Mandel School faculty, staff, and students honored him with a ceremony.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 1 month ago
See-possible

Local students' idea improving Third World technology

Local students' idea improving Third World technologyTwo college classmates are discovering that a good idea can really take you places.
  • See-possible
  • 1 month ago
Akron

UA flamed for staying open, later announces closure

UA flamed for staying open, later announces closureThe decision to keep classes in session amid cold weather Thursday has UA and KSU feeling heat from students.
  • Akron
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Special ed teacher suspended after hugging student

Special ed teacher suspended after hugging studentThe teacher has many supporters, including the boy's own mother.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Northeast-ohio

How cold is too cold for classes?

How cold is too cold for classes?Meanwhile in Shaker Heights, Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, Jr. decided it wasn't too cold.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lake County

Frozen pipes close Willoughby Middle School Wednesday

Frozen pipes close Willoughby Middle School WednesdayThe closure impacts Willoughby Middle School only Wednesday as crews work to repair the problem.
  • Lake County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lake County

Arrest made in bomb threat against Wickliffe schools

Arrest made in bomb threat against Wickliffe schoolsA 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the bomb threat made against Wickliffe schools Tuesday. Wickliffe police detectives arrested the boy around 7 p.m.
  • Lake County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Ohio students begin Common Core standardized tests

Ohio students begin Common Core standardized testsThe reading and math tests replace traditional spring standardized tests.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Bitter cold closes Cleveland schools Tuesday

Bitter cold closes Cleveland schools TuesdayCleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon announced the closure around 6 a.m., blaming "sustained wind chills of -20."
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Cleveland Schools CEO to meet with President Obama

Cleveland Schools CEO to meet with President ObamaMarch 16, 2015: Cleveland Metropolitan School District President and CEO Eric Gordon is in Washington D.C. to meet with President Obama. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the story. Follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Education

WKYC celebrates World Read Aloud Day

WKYC celebrates World Read Aloud DayMarch 4, 2015: WKYC's John Anderson and Lynna Lai help celebrate World Read Aloud Day. Join the conversation and tweet us a pic of you reading aloud today at #WeReadHere. Follow @johnWKYC and @Lynna_Lai on Twitter.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Homepage

State Senate expected to vote on Common Core bill

State Senate expected to vote on Common Core billMarch 4, 2015: The Ohio Senate is expected to vote on a bill about controversial Common Core testing. WKYC's Alyssa Raymond has the story. Be sure to follow @AlyssaRaymond on Twitter for loads more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Homepage

Ohio tops list of school threats

Ohio tops list of school threatsMarch 3, 2015: In light of recent school threats, WKYC's Alyssa Raymond found a new study that reveals Ohio tops the list nationwide when it comes to threats. Follow @AlyssaRaymond on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
News

How to help kids deal with testing anxiety

How to help kids deal with testing anxietyIt's no secret that kids in school today are tested more often.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Education

McKinley / Timken merger up for vote

McKinley / Timken merger up for voteFeb. 25, 2015: The superintendent has proposed merging McKinley and Timken High Schools. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the story. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
News

Some schools remain open despite double-digit wind chills

Some schools remain open despite double-digit wind chillsThe biggest school districts in Northeast Ohio were closed because of frigid weather temperatures Monday. Those included the Cleveland School District, Akron City Schools, Mentor Exempted and the Parma school district.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Education

YOUR TAKE | When should schools close?

YOUR TAKE | When should schools close?Feb. 18, 2015: At what temperature do you think schools should start closing? WKYC's Alyssa Raymond tackles the topic with some of our viewer reactions. Be sure to follow @AlyssaRaymond on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Every day is Presidents Day for Mayfield teacher

Every day is Presidents Day for Mayfield teacherFeb. 16, 2015: Americans celebrate Presidents Day on the third Monday of February, in honor of George Washington's birthday on the 22nd.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Educational apps: Are your kids using them to cheat?

Educational apps: Are your kids using them to cheat?Feb. 3, 2015: It's what you wished you had when you were a kid -- apps on smart phones that can help with homework.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Difference Makers

LeBron James Foundation, I Promise Watch Party

LeBron James Foundation, I Promise Watch PartyLeBron James Foundation, I Promise Watch Party
  • Difference Makers
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Homework Apps - Tonight at 11 pm

Homework Apps - Tonight at 11 pmHomework helper apps. What kids are using and what you need to know about them, tonight at 11pm on Channel 3 News.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Homepage

Some students held back by 3rd grade test

Some students held back by 3rd grade testAug. 27, 2014: Now the push is on to make sure students held back are on track before the end of this school year. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the details. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 7 months ago
Homepage

Akron students get jump start in college careers

Akron students get jump start in college careersAug. 25, 2014: While many students drop out within the first year of starting college, the University of Akron has a program to combat that. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the story. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more daily news.
  • Homepage
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Homepage

New UA president talks enrollment decline

New UA president talks enrollment declineAug. 25, 2014: As a new school year begins, the University of Akron welcomes a new president -- Dr. Scott Scarborough. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley had a one-on-one chat with him to discuss the university. Follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more.
  • Homepage
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Homepage

Four Bs of back to school

Four Bs of back to schoolAug. 25, 2014: Dr. Richard So of the Cleveland Clinic stopped by the WKYC studios Monday morning to break down the four most important things to remember at the start of the school year.
  • Homepage
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Homepage

More students return to class

More students return to classAug. 18, 2014: Some Cleveland students are getting a later start with the school year. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the story. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley for more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Getting ready to go back to school

Getting ready to go back to schoolGetting ready to go back to school
  • Education
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago