- Talawanda families protest against remote learning, want more options
- Sep 17, 6:32 AM: Despite Talawanda School District's effort to clarify its position on virtual-only classes and students' safety, some families still want a choice in the matter.
- Ohio (sort of) releases state report cards
- > Sep 16, 7:40 AM: There are no overall letter grades for school districts or buildings. There is no information about students’ performance on standardized tests, because most didn’t take any this spring. And those hoping to compare
- How schools plan to address learning lost to “COVID slide”
- > Sep 8, 7:46 AM: The Dayton Leadership Academies charter school started Aug. 17 and is doing classes online for at least the first quarter. But Principal Tess Mitchner Asinjo said as part of Weeks 2 and 3, the school brought each student
- After 3 days of classes, Sylvania parents protest against remote learning
- > Sep 3, 6:18 AM: A group of Sylvania parents is up in arms about their kids starting the school year virtually. They are demanding the school district go to full in-person learning after experiencing what they say is a broken system.
- Ohio could seek federal waiver to cancel 2020-21 state testing, freeze report cards, teacher assessment
- Sep 3, 5:56 AM: A new bipartisan Ohio Senate bill would allow the state to seek federal approval for canceling testing, as schools seek to recoup learning losses from a sudden switch to remote learning.
- Parents explore alternative school options
- > Aug 27, 6:43 AM: The choices narrow, however, when cost, time, location, family resources and other personal circumstances are factored in, making some options unrealistic or undesirable for individual families. The final choice for most
- Parents wanting to switch to online option face fee
- > Aug 25, 5:56 AM: Parent Michael Young questioned the district charging $150 to cover the cost of a license fee for the online curriculum because the deadline has passed for students to go to the district’s online learning alternative.
- Online school still confusing, but expected to be better than last spring
- > Aug 24, 7:38 AM: All 40 public school districts in the Dayton area will offer some online education this fall — 10 of them fully online for all students, and the other 30 giving families a choice between remote learning and some level of
- Cleveland schools scramble for fix to digital divide as school starts remotely
- > Aug 21, 5:10 AM: With Cleveland Metropolitan School District soon returning to school in a remote-only format, the district is currently in a mad dash to prepare students, teachers and families for their first week of school with the
- Cleveland-Area Schools Scramble to Find Fix for Digital Divide
- > Aug 19, 6:09 AM: With basically every school district in Cuyahoga County returning to school in a remote-only format this month and next as COVID-19 continues to ravage Northeast Ohio, school districts are currently in a mad dash to
- The big, yellow bus fight among Ohio parents, lawmakers and schools
- Aug 14, 7:27 AM: If a district isn’t busing its own students because of online classes, does it have to bus others, like private and charter school students?
- Survey of Ohio teachers shows majority want to start online
- Aug 11, 7:40 AM: Two-thirds of teachers surveyed by the Ohio Federation of Teachers said they would be most comfortable starting the school year fully online during the coronavirus pandemic, the union said Monday.
- One Clark County private school to start in-person only, others offer options
- Aug 4, 6:17 AM: One area private school in Clark County will start the fall in-person only while others follow a similar track to public schools, offering both in-person and online options.
- Ohio Education Association calls for fully remote learning in ‘red’ or ‘purple’ counties on coronavirus map
- > Jul 29, 7:01 AM: The Ohio Education Association, which represents 122,000 teachers, faculty members and support professionals in K-12 and higher education, is asking the state to require remote learning in counties designated as “purple”
- Charter schools protesting DPS busing plan
- Jul 28, 7:13 AM: Principals and parents from multiple local charter schools will protest Dayton Public Schools’ new busing plans for the schools on Tuesday.
- Private schools in central Ohio plan to reopen full time
- > Jul 27, 6:57 AM: St. Charles joins many private schools in central Ohio which intend to offer in-class instruction five days a week this fall, while most public schools in the area plan to allow students to return a few days a week and
- Catholic schools preparing for full student return while facing increasing enrollment
- Jul 27, 6:17 AM: Amid continuous uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and schools, parochial schools in Central Ohio are seeing an enrollment surge for the fall.
- Return to class or learn at home? Cincinnati charter schools are leaving it up to families, teachers
- Jul 15, 7:14 AM: Students at three Cincinnati charter schools will have an individual choice, not a district-wide directive, about whether to return to in-person instruction beginning in August.
- Charter schools scrambling, upset as DPS finalizes new busing plan
- > Jul 15, 6:17 AM: Some charter schools and families in Dayton are upset that student busing plans are still up in the air just one month before classes start, as Dayton Public Schools changes its busing system for a second year in a row.
- Columbus Teachers Union Still Negotiating Over District's Reopening Plan
- > Jul 2, 8:10 AM: Tuesday night, Columbus City Schools recommended a fall reopening plan that would balance in-person classes with remote learning for grades K-8, but high school students completely out of the classroom for at least the
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