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Education

Teacher creates heartwrenching, inspiring lesson

Teacher creates heartwrenching, inspiring lessonA Denver teacher asked her students a simple question, and the responses are both moving and heartbreaking.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Akron

Dynamite found in Akron school earlier this month

Dynamite found in Akron school earlier this monthPolice tell WKYC Channel 3 that a stick of dynamite was found in an Akron school earlier this month.
  • Akron
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

U of Akron to lower tuition of general ed courses

U of Akron to lower tuition of general ed coursesStudents will be able to register for classes, beginning on May 15.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Education

'Black Male Summit' seeks to change college grad disparities

'Black Male Summit' seeks to change college grad disparitiesThe eighth-annual 'Black Male Summit' in Akron, which seeks to increase the number of black men entering and graduating from college, has made progress according to a member of the Akron School Board.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

U of A summit aims to help students graduate

U of A summit aims to help students graduateWhile it's challenging to get into college, sometimes, getting students to stick around through graduation is just as difficult.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Ohio

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health research

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health researchThe funds will be divided between research projects for asthma treatment options and pediatric pneumonia diagnoses.
  • Ohio
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Cleveland

CSU to get $17M for updates on engineering building

CSU to get $17M for updates on engineering buildingCleveland State to get $17 million for building project
  • Cleveland
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Wright State applies to host 2016 presidential debate

Wright State applies to host 2016 presidential debateWright State was one of 16 host applicants announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Ashland University Names New President

Ashland University Names New PresidentAshland University names Dr.Carlos Campo as new president
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Akron-based online charter school offers digital library

Akron-based online charter school offers digital libraryStudents can search the website of more than 2,000 titles, which they can borrow and read on any digital platform.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Science

'Fighting Unicorns' work to build robots

'Fighting Unicorns' work to build robotsA team of girls from Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights will compete in a robotics competition in St. Louis in April.
  • Science
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

KSU team develops heat-sensitive fabric to help diabetics

KSU team develops heat-sensitive fabric to help diabeticsThree unlikely academic partners at Kent State University got together and created a sock that may one day save the feet of diabetics.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Ohio State fire hydrant sparks Michigan rivalry

Ohio State fire hydrant sparks Michigan rivalryDogs can pay tribute to "That Team Up North!"
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Cleveland

CSU to add men's lacrosse team, cut wrestling

CSU to add men's lacrosse team, cut wrestlingThe reviews also resulted in cutting funding for men's wrestling following the end of the 2015-2016 season
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Portage County

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness Month

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness MonthKent State University will be hosting "Living With Autism" in April for Autism Awareness Month.
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  • 1 month ago
Portage County

Virtual interns: Big city experience, right on campus

Virtual interns: Big city experience, right on campusKent State students live in Ohio and intern in Illinois as part of new long-distance "virtual internship" program.
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  • 1 month ago
Tech

Cyberattack disrupts school testing

Cyberattack disrupts school testingRansomware program held the district's computer network hostage in exchange for 500 bitcoins, officials say.
  • Tech
  • 1 month ago
Education

New Avon preschool welcomes community to grand opening

New Avon preschool welcomes community to grand openingA ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m.
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  • 1 month ago
Education

CSU receives $500,000 for science scholarships

CSU receives $500,000 for science scholarshipsThe money is enough to fund five full-tuition scholarships each year for ten years.
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  • 1 month ago
Cleveland

Tri-C Team Places in Top 10 at 'Olympics of Landscaping'

Tri-C Team Places in Top 10 at 'Olympics of Landscaping'A team of students from Tri-C placed ninth at a national collegiate landscaping competition
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Summit County

Water main break closes Barberton Middle School

Water main break closes Barberton Middle SchoolOfficials say the school is without water.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Portage County

Kent State regional campuses to give associate degrees

Kent State regional campuses to give associate degreesSo far, more than 1,600 students have been identified as possibly meeting the criteria.
  • Portage County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Akron school closes for sewer issue

Akron school closes for sewer issuePfeiffer Elementary School is closed Wednesday in Akron.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 2 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Ohio

Ohio tops list of school threats

Ohio tops list of school threatsA study breaks down data regarding threats made against schools.
  • Ohio
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Literacy program seeking volunteers

Literacy program seeking volunteersThe 123 Read Program at the Warrensville Heights branch of the Cuyhoga County Public Library has proven successful in helping area kids reach their required reading levels. The only thing the program needs now is some dedicated volunteers.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Full Interview: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Full Interview: Dr. Michael Eric DysonApril 10, 2015: Hilary Golston's full interview with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Food

Local student to compete in Culinary Clash

Local student to compete in Culinary ClashApril 1, 2015:A local student's cooking skills are good enough to send her across the country to compete with the best in the continent. After finishing in first place at a Cleveland contest -- she's getting ready for the next round in San Francisco.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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, 2 days 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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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, 4 weeks 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.
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  • 2 months 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.
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  • 2 months 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.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Kent State helps kids explore their future

Kent State helps kids explore their futureSeptember 4, 2014: Kent State helps kids explore their future
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Another group advocates later school starts

Another group advocates later school startsAnother group advocates later school starts
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Tips for easing into college life

Tips for easing into college lifeTransitioning into the freshman year of college can be a stressful time for many students. University of Akron's Dr. Stacy Jeanne Moore and third-year student Tyeal Howell give some advice to make that first year more rewarding and successful.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 8 months ago
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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.
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  • 8 months 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.
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  • 8 months ago