21
Jan
2014

Graduation prerequisites for Ohio high school students may be transforming once more, as politicians are scheduled to consider legislation Wednesday that would add one more requirement to the curriculum.

Under SB 96, students would be required to complete one unit of world history, in addition to the half-unit of U.S. history and half-unit of U.S..

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11
Nov
2013

Our country’s education system is falling behind the rest of the world’s education systems. We are 23rd in math and science, according to CNN, and our tests score are continuing to fall. Questions are raised as to what is the proper solution to our education problem.

Is technology the solution to education? There was.

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28
Mar
2013

Ohio University President Roderick McDavis gave a special presentation regarding the Guaranteed Tuition plan at Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. The president decided to make a special appearance to help gear support for the new Guaranteed Tuition plan that has been subject to criticism. University executives began talking about the issue nine months ago and will continue.

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Guaranteed Tuition Pros, Cons

By: NATALIA RADIC  /   Category: Campus / Recent News   /   No Comments
11
Mar
2013

Editorial Note: This is the second piece in a series on exploring tuition models. College affordability and budget predictability were the reasons most cited by Ohio University administrators as to why they are exploring a new budget model for the coming years. OU administrators are preparing to propose the Guaranteed Tuition plan, a budget model gaining popularity.

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25
Feb
2013

The much talked about sequester – the national government’s plan to cut spending across the board and save up to $1.2 trillion over ten years – will undoubtedly affect many different aspects of public life. However, budget cuts to one area in particular remain especially controversial. According to the American Association of School.

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Opinion: Gun education could be the solution

By: JAELYNN GRISSO  /   Category: Opinion / Recent News   /   No Comments
14
Jan
2013

Sometimes it just sticks. Sometimes an idea permeates into your thoughts and stubbornly sits there with its arms and legs crossed just waiting for you to wise up and use it, or at very least share it. While this doesn’t always occur with great frequency, it does happen, and it happened to me while sitting.

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Athens Approves New School Levy

By: KALEB CARTER  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
16
Nov
2012

Issue 20 faced Athens voters as they contemplated the future of their kids’ education in Athens City Schools during the previous election. On Nov. 6, the voters of Athens had their voices heard when they resoundingly voted to approve a levy that will now account for 13 percent of the district’s operating budget. The levy is.

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Debt Takes Its Toll on Student Dreams

By: NIKKI LANKA  /   Category: Campus / Recent News   /   No Comments
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19
Oct
2012

The story of a young woman moving to New York City in pursuit of her dreams is a story as old as the Big Apple itself. Perhaps she’s a dancer or a writer. She might work as a waitress or barista to make ends meet, always with one weary eye on her pocketbook and.

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19
Oct
2012

The race for the White House has come to the point where there is no room for error. A recent Real Clear Politics Poll has Governor Romney leading President Obama nationally with a razor thin lead of 47.4 percent to 46.9 percent. With the presidential election so close, one could postulate that races for the Senate.

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