Josh Jennings http://wyso.org en Straight A Funding Will Create Education Hub At Springfield's South High School http://wyso.org/post/straight-funding-will-create-education-hub-springfields-south-high-school <p>Springfield's former South High School, built in the early 1900s, is on its way to becoming an educational hub for students. Recently, a consortium of four local schools received an $11.3 million state Straight A grant for the renovation.<br /> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:25:59 +0000 Wayne Baker 52505 at http://wyso.org Straight A Funding Will Create Education Hub At Springfield's South High School Springfield's Global Stem Impact Academy Hires New Director http://wyso.org/post/springfields-global-stem-impact-academy-hires-new-director <p>Springfield's Global Stem Impact Academy is moving forward with plans to open this fall. The academy has found a new location and permanent director.<br><br>The Academy's plan to open this fall in the old South High School site was derailed in January when the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission released a report questioning the viability of the school that was proposed by Sen. Chris Widener. Widener says the academy will be the first regional science, technology, engineering and math school in the state focused on the agricultural-bioscience and food service industries.<br> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:08:58 +0000 Wayne Baker 31087 at http://wyso.org