Big Change Coming for Next Year’s Round of PARCC Tests

4 hours ago
Test answer sheet
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A consortium of state education leaders have voted to make a big change to the standardized test known as the PARCC. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.

Ohio SUPCO Tells Otterbein University to Hand Over Campus Police Records

4 hours ago
Otterbein University campus
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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that police departments at private universities are subject to public records search. This means private universities cannot shield police activities from the community.

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As the number of graduating high school students shrinks and state funding becomes shaky, Ohio public colleges and universities seem to be turning to out-of-state students to help fill the gaps. The percentage of non-Ohio students attending public schools is rising. 

Craig Paul Boardman
Columbus Police

An Ohio State University professor is under house arrest after threatening to kill the dean of his college and himself. 

Ohio State University
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For the first time in at least 40 years, Ohio State plans to freeze all costs for in-state undergraduates next year.

Attendance Allegations About Online Charter School Reignite Debate

May 7, 2015
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Allegations that an online charter school may be getting paid for hundreds of students who haven’t logged on in months has fired up the debate about how to track schools that don’t have classrooms, but do get millions in state funding.

Jon Waters conducts the Ohio State Alumni Marching Band
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It appears the director of OSU’s School of Music strongly opposed the firing of marching band director Jon Waters.  Lawyers for Waters produced a letter from Rick Blatti in a court filing.  It's an effort to show the OSU Board of Trustees were directly involved in the firing.

Archie Griffin speaking
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Archie Griffin, president and CEO of the Ohio State Alumni Association will step down to assume a new role as senior advisor within the university’s Office of Advancement, OSU said in a statement released Tuesday.

Surviving the First Year of College

Apr 27, 2015
roommate, college
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As summer approaches, many high school seniors are anticipating the relative freedom of a college experience, but few of them actually know what to expect.