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How To Raise A Reader

Nov 1, 2019

The challenge of raising a reader has changed in the digital age, when children have multiple distractions at their fingertips.

The editor of the New York Times Book Review has teamed up with the Times’ children’s books editors on a new book about how to inspire the love of reading in young people, from infants to teenagers.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: New York Times Book Review editor and co-author of “How to Raise a Reader,” Pamela Paul talks about her philosophy of teaching a child to love the act of reading.


There are few answers coming from Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) trustees beyond a letter to students and faculty as the school prepares to close in January. CCU announced Oct. 29 it would cease academic operations and no longer pursue accreditation because it had run out of money.

School bus.

The parents of a 10-year-old Muslim boy have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was questioned by an Ohio student teacher about his patriotism and religious beliefs and was told to undress to determine if he had been physically abused at home.

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Twenty-three U.S. senators are calling on the nation's top consumer protection agency to investigate a loan servicer for its role in a troubled student loan forgiveness program. The program is designed to help public service workers like teachers and police officers.

The loan servicer, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, better known as FedLoan and PHEAA, is one of the entities that handles the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Cincinnati Christian University says it is working with other schools to help students transfer. This comes as the university announces it will close at the end of the fall term.

Ohio’s 15 public colleges and universities will each have a full time counselor dedicated to helping students with disabilities.

Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Fight Over School Takeovers

Oct 23, 2019
Ohio Supreme Court Gavel statue
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The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a fight over how the state intervenes in repeatedly poor-performing school districts.

Columbus City Schools District Office.
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Local education groups are hosting a forum of Columbus school board candidates at Columbus Downtown High School on Tuesday night. The six people running for a spot on the Columbus City School Board will be on hand.

Ohio State University's William Oxley Thompson Library.
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Ohio State University is hosting a training to help faculty and students be allies to students in drug or alcohol recovery. 

Groceries and a sign for Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State Community College which is operated by the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.
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The Mid-Ohio Foodbank opened another location on Wednesday in a unique location — a market on Columbus State Community College’s campus.