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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
  • 2 days, 22 hours 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
  • 5 days, 9 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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
  • 6 days, 14 hours 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 week, 1 day 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 2 days 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 week, 3 days 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 week, 6 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago