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Nature of learning

By Education News Published: December 30, 2009

Two Akron school buses loaded with eager fifth-graders rolled up the long lane onto the Panzner family property just outside Akron on a late September morning, and discharged the young scientists into a cold, steady drizzle.

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Pendulum swings over best approach to teaching

By Education News Published: December 28, 2009

The idea of project-based learning — the ''hands-on'' teaching approach Akron's new National Inventors Hall of Fame middle school has embraced — has its roots in the earliest years of the last century.

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Highland school district plans to trim staff, charge for sports

By Education News Published: December 25, 2009

GRANGER TWP.: Highland Schools Superintendent Catherine Aukerman has announced that $1.2 million in cuts will be needed as a result of a levy failure Nov. 3.

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Revere schools finances might be looking up

By Education News Published: December 25, 2009

Next year's financial picture is looking a little brighter for Revere schools. Superintendent Randy Boroff said property values have grown 1 percent in the district, according to a Summit County valuation.

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Akron-Summit library plans replacement levy

By Education News Published: December 17, 2009

The Akron-Summit County Public Library likely will seek a levy to raise an additional $700,000 a year. Property owners would see a slight increase in their tax bills, library officials point out.

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Threatening note keeps students home

By Education News Published: December 16, 2009

NORTH CANTON: Nearly 10 percent of Hoover High School's 1,715 students stayed home Tuesday after a message was discovered in a school dictionary two weeks ago threatening that ''something bad will happen on Dec. 15.''

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Streetsboro to cut 10 teachers in January

By Education News Published: December 11, 2009

STREETSBORO: The Streetsboro Board of Education approved the midyear layoff of 10 teachers, a computer technician and the director of pupil services Thursday in an unusual move that the teachers' union president says violates their contract.

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One student suspended in Hudson drug sweep

By Education News Published: December 10, 2009

HUDSON: A Hudson High School senior was suspended Tuesday after a police dog sniffed marijuana in his car during a drug sweep.

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Noted clothing designer to critique Kent State students' designs

By Education News Published: December 8, 2009

Women's clothing designer Dana Buchman will visit Kent State this week to critique students' work. She will evaluate outfits made by 17 senior fashion design students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the atrium of Rockwell Hall on the Kent campus.

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