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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
  • 5 days, 7 hours 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
  • 5 days, 20 hours 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 1 day 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, 4 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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 week, 5 days 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 week, 5 days 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 week, 5 days 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 week, 6 days 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 week, 6 days 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 week, 6 days ago
Education

Every day is Presidents Day for Mayfield teacher

Every day is Presidents Day for Mayfield teacherAmericans celebrate Presidents Day on the third Monday of February, in honor of George Washington's birthday on the 22nd.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Student's 'God Bless America' statement causes stir

Student's 'God Bless America' statement causes stirAtheists students filed a complaint after a classmate said 'God Bless America' during the morning announcements.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Akron

Akron students make 'how-to' cards for police encounters

Akron students make 'how-to' cards for police encountersStarting next week, every middle and high school student in Akron will be getting this two-sided card telling them how to deal with police.
  • Akron
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Stark County

Shooting threat made online against North Canton school

Shooting threat made online against North Canton schoolOfficers will be stationed and on patrol at all North Canton City Schools after a shooting threat was made online.
  • Stark County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Cleveland Public Schools, dozens more, CLOSED Thursday

Cleveland Public Schools, dozens more, CLOSED ThursdayCleveland Public Schools, among dozens of others, closed Thursday.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Educational apps: Are your kids using them to cheat?

Educational apps: Are your kids using them to cheat?It's what you wished you had when you were a kid -- apps on smart phones that can help with homework.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago