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Education
4:15 pm
Tue July 6, 2010

Ohio Names Wright State, UD "Centers of Excellence"

Wright State University and the University of Dayton are among six universities recognized as "Centers of Excellence" by the state.  It's part of its plan to promote innovation and develop Ohio's economy.

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Education
4:26 pm
Fri July 2, 2010

Federal Grant Creates More Internships At Wright Patterson

Take an already successful college internship program, multiply its funding by 4, and throw in the research taking place at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and what do you get?

"When you think about it we're bringing in $14 million in new revenue to our region through this program," says Sean Creighton, executive director of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Education.

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Education
3:01 pm
Thu February 4, 2010

Miamisburg Schools Meet to Put Levy on May Ballot

Miamisburg City Schools is holding a meeting Thursday to discuss their budget for next year. Earlier this week, voters approved a renewal levy, but did not pass an additional emergency levy that the district says it badly needs. As it stands now, it faces a 4.5 million dollar shortfall. Marsha Watts is the Assistant Superintendent.

"Revenues are down in our district, the value of houses and property taxes are down. Our revenues from the state are down, and the state has its own financial crisis going on," says Watts.

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Education
1:38 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Greene County Group Hopes To Improve School Budgets Through Sharing

School boards in Ohio are under a lot of economic pressure right now. They have to tighten their budgets, and on top of that, the shape of Ohio's state budget leaves questions about how much funding schools will receive in the future. In Greene County, there's a grass roots effort to save money in schools. It's got the attention of Governor Strickland.

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Education
3:26 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Colleges See Positive Aspects To A Bad Economy

It's the first week of school at Wright State University, and Cathy Davis has good reason to believe this year is going to be a busy one.

"We've seen an increase in transfer applications each year, but this year there's been a significant increase in applications we've received," says Davis, the Director of Admissions at Wright State.

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