Education

SOCHE Talks
10:00 am
Sun December 18, 2011

All of Ohio Is Open for Global Business: The Impact of Global Trends on Us

The December installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Riad A. Ajami, from Wright State University on Ohio and global business.

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.

Education
10:05 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Ohio Teachers Worried About Proposed Rating System

A state report shows Ohio teachers aren't particularly happy with the current way they are evaluated, but
they are worried about a new system that will take effect after next year.

The Columbus Dispatch obtained a copy of the report through a records request. It is due out Monday.

Each of Ohio's 614 school districts must adopt new evaluations that count student performance as half of the score by the 2013-14 school year. Individual districts can come up with their own plans.

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Education
4:18 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

State's Largest Online Charter School Hiring Again

The largest online charter school in Ohio and in the nation is expanding. From Ohio public radio station WOSU, Steve Brown reports the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is starting its second round of hiring in just this school year.

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SOCHE Talks
10:35 am
Sun November 20, 2011

Modeling Climate Change in the Miami Valley

The November 2011 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Shuang-Ye Wu, from the University of Dayton on Modeling Climate Change in the Miami Valley.

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.

 

Education
4:26 pm
Tue November 15, 2011

New Teacher Evaluation Standards On The Way

It not even been a week since voters overturned Senate Bill 5 - the law that would have limited the bargaining rights of public employees. But for teachers, one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of that legislation is still on its way. Ida Lieszkovszky of StateImpact Ohio has this report.

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