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SMARTS program receives $10K from National Endowment for the Arts

SMARTS program receives $10K from National Endowment for the Arts

“All Americans should have access to the arts,” said Mary Anne Carter, acting chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
United Airlines to take PIA competition team under its wing

United Airlines to take PIA competition team under its wing

In addition to financial support, experienced aviation maintenance professionals from United will train and mentor PIA students. 
Parents, educators urge clarity on state school voucher program

Parents, educators urge clarity on state school voucher program

“... Taking community tax dollars to fund tuition at a private school exacerbates the very problem we are trying to solve,” said Heather Weingart, president of the board of education for Shaker Heights City Schools. “It’s a tactic that steals money from our public schools that they so desperately need."
Youngstown City School District CEO earns national superintendent credentials

Youngstown City School District CEO earns national superintendent credentials

The certification qualifies Justin Jennings to serve as a school district superintendent throughout the United States.
Ohio 4th-graders score 3 points above national average on reading

Ohio 4th-graders score 3 points above national average on reading

The National Assessment of Educational Progress uses the academic results of such tests to improve public education in the U.S.
State grant helps YSU Campus Rec expand kayaking, add paddle boarding

State grant helps YSU Campus Rec expand kayaking, add paddle boarding

The money will be used to purchase kayaks, paddles and life vests for the kayak program, buy equipment for the new paddle board program and train four individuals as instructors for both programs.
YSU, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County report hoax messages

YSU, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County report hoax messages

YSU and the PLYMC urge anyone who received the messages to not open the links.
MCCTC to host VEX Robotics competition Saturday

MCCTC to host VEX Robotics competition Saturday

Robots are designed, built, programmed and operated solely by the students.
CEO seeks input in planning Youngstown City School District’s future

CEO seeks input in planning Youngstown City School District’s future

“We’re developing a plan that will frame the future of the district for years to come, and we want to ensure our staff and our community have a voice in what that future looks like,” Justin Jennings said.
YSU Foundation increases ‘We See Tomorrow’ goal to $125 million

YSU Foundation increases ‘We See Tomorrow’ goal to $125 million

“While we’ve had much success, the potential for this campaign has not yet been reached; we are thrilled to continue to move forward,” YSU President Jim Tressel said.