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Boardman music teacher wins Ohio Lottery Academic All Star award

Boardman music teacher wins Ohio Lottery Academic All Star award

This is Joel Monaco’s 11th year teaching and his fifth in Boardman.
Lepore-Hagan, Rulli seek end to Academic Distress Commissions

Lepore-Hagan, Rulli seek end to Academic Distress Commissions

HB 154 passed the Ohio House in May 2019. Hearings on the bill in the Ohio Senate Education Committee have stalled since late September.
What's for lunch? YCSD coordinator heads to Capitol to advocate for student nutrition

What's for lunch? YCSD coordinator heads to Capitol to advocate for student nutrition

“The school nutrition professionals I will be joining have had great success in the past with legislators listening to the challenges we face and changing some of the laws,” Tascin Brooks said. 
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.