The August 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS features Megan Cooper, an alum from the University of Dayton on FilmDayton.
The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.
A task force that aims to increase the number of Ohioans with college degrees is convening for the first time.
The 31-member Complete College Ohio task force is led by Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro. The group is charged with finding ways to help a greater number of students plan for, pay for and complete their education.
The first meeting Monday is being hosted by Bowling Green State University.
The Ohio state auditor has established a hotline for Columbus school employees to report incidences of attendance data being altered to boost state report card numbers.
State Auditor Dave Yost said the hotline will allow more secure reporting of information without fear of reprisal.
Columbus is one of three Ohio school districts targeted by state investigations into enrollment and attendance practices. The others are the Lockland School District in the Cincinnati area and Toledo Public Schools.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's leading education official has issue a public apology after a state watchdog found that he lobbied for a Texas-based standardized testing firm last year while on the company's payroll.
Superintendent Stan Heffner said he had shown bad judgment and would accept whatever punishment the Ohio Board of Education deems necessary.