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  Sticks for Kicks: Get stuck, help high school students enter the workforce

  Bill to outlaw spanking, paddling in Kentucky schools moves to Senate

LIST: Tri-State schools closed Friday due to widespread illness, weather

  Anti-bullying campaign inspiring students, staff at Fairfield schools

Bill to end corporal punishment in Ky. schools passes through House Education Committee

No arrests made after fight ends boys basketball game between Woodward and Aiken

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  Test results negative for Miami University students suspected of having coronavirus

  21 Mason students earn perfect score on ACT

  Former Princeton wrestling coach, security monitor charged with sexual assaults on 4 students

Life-changer: Donor pledges to pay for college tuition of seniors at Ohio school

  600 students with flu closes Three Rivers Local School District Thursday, Friday

  Indiana school board decides fate of local elementary school in financially strapped district

‘No place for shooter games in our schools’: Fortnite banned from Ky. high school esports

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has banned the game from all esports competitions in the state.

  Academic Quiz Bowl Team from Clermont Northeastern continues to see success

Their successes have allowed them to travel to places like Chicago, Washington, D.C.

  Sex talks possibly headed to K-12 classrooms

One Kentucky lawmaker wants to require sex education in schools starting in Kindergarten.

  Mother objects to school asking son to cut hair: ‘I just want him to be accepted’

The 11-year-old boy's hair hasn't been an issue until now, his mother says. Now suddenly it's something he could be suspended for.

Nonprofit raising money to offset school district lunch debt

  2 students arrested after bomb threat at Bethel-Tate High School

WalletHub releases 2020’s best and worst states for driving

Ohio Teacher of Year from Norwood is finalist for 2020 National Teacher of Year

  EdChoice: Top public schools labeled ‘underperforming,’ private schools to reap the rewards

  Meet Evan! St. Xavier welcomes facility dog for therapy

Kentucky Senate Bill 8 would require student resource officers to be armed

Sen. Max Wise said the bill was prompted by a debate in the state’s largest school district: JCPS.

Free GED tests now available in Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced Tuesday that the GED is now free for Kentuckians to take.

CPS high school online lottery opens Tuesday

Each application has equal opportunity to enter first-choice high schools no matter when the application is entered during Round 1, school officials say

NKU closing two campus apartment buildings due to maintenance issues

Northern Kentucky University has shut down Oak and Sycamore Halls at the Woodcrest Apartment complex. They plan to close a third building, Willow Hall, in June.

School district brings back in-school driver’s ed class

An Ohio school district has brought back in-school driver’s ed classes to help more students earn licenses before they turn 18 as a way of finding employment.

Newport Board of Education votes to deny charter school application

Among other criticisms, the board found 'significant plagiarism' in the charter school's application process.

Warrensville Heights, Ohio student graduates college before receiving high school diploma

A Warrensville Heights student just became the youngest from the school district to graduate from Cuyahoga Community College.

Cincinnati City Council approves 15 new special tax districts for poor neighborhoods

Proponents say the measures will help repair streets, build sidewalks and encourage private investment and development.

  Ohio active shooter drill goes awry, results in injuries, ‘chaos’

The incident saw the school principal play the role of the active shooter. He called the injuries 'regrettable.'

  UC removes slave-owning founder’s name from title of largest college

McMicken College of Arts and Sciences will now simply go by the College of Arts and Sciences

Madison Middle School student arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up the school,' superintendent says

Tuttle-Huff said they received information from a parent that her child heard the threat on a bus ride home.

CPS teacher considered critical missing found dead in car in Green Twp.

A Cincinnati Public Schools teacher died Thursday, according to the district.

Mason school levy on March ballot

It’s been 15 years since Mason voters passed an operating levy

Beshear appoints new Kentucky Board of Education, current board files lawsuit

Just hours into his administration, Gov. Andy Beshear signed his first executive order, replacing the board of education appointed by former governor Matt Bevin.

Case of aseptic meningitis suspected in Mason High School student

A case of aseptic meningitis is suspected in a student attending Mason High School, school officials said on Thursday.

Water main break puts Lockland under boil water advisory, closes schools

They advised residents to boil all water for three to five minutes before use or consumption.

Edgewood athletic director on leave after allegations of misconduct with a student

A spokeswoman for Edgewood schools declined to comment due to an ongoing investigation

Water main break closes all Erlanger-Elsmere schools

Students and staff are getting an unexpected day off

  Head of Goshen school arrested on felony assault charge

Carl Nicholas Inabnitt, who is head of Ascend Academy, is on administrative leave, district officials say

Northwest schools close for 2nd time after fatal shooting of former student

School also was shut down Friday after a former Northwest High School student was killed in a shooting Thursday

  12-year-old harassed, beaten and concussed by bully at school, mother says

The girl had been threatening her daughter all year. On Friday, things turned violent—and the police got involved.

5th Boone Co. student arrested since Saturday for school threat

Another Boone County student has been arrested for making a threat towards Cooper High School. This makes the fifth since Saturday.

8th grader charged with threatening to shoot up Florence school

This is the latest in a string of Boone County students arrested on charges of threatening to shoot up northern Kentucky schools

‘Young, Not Silent’: Citywide youth summit this weekend at UC

The all-day free event is open to all students from throughout the Greater Cincinnati region in grades 7-12

Boone County Schools calls shooting threat, arrests ‘mental health issues’

The threat happened Monday and was made against Ignite Academy on Atlantic Avenue in Erlanger.

Electrical issues closes some St. Bernard-Elmwood Place schools

Elmwood Place Elementary is open Tuesday and was not effected

Lakota school board votes to reinstate busing for freshman

The Lakota Board of Education voted unanimously to reinstate transportation services for freshman students.

Thousands of educators to travel to statehouse, rallying for teacher pay increases

Teachers from around Indiana will fill the statehouse on Tuesday, wearing red for education as they demand change to the public education system.

Ohio House OKs bill expanding religious freedom in schools

The Republican-dominated Ohio House has approved a bill to expand religious freedom in public schools and allow students to engage in religious expression in their school assignments

Rose Lavelle to speak at NKU Thursday night

The breakout star for the 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team helped lead the team to their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup- setting a new record

Water break closes Morgan Elementary School in Butler County

All other buildings at the Ross Local School District are operating on schedule

  YMCA partners with Fairfield school to teach 4th graders swimming safety

Two classes are participating now, and two more are scheduled this spring

  Fire stations add sensory bags for patients with autism

The sensory bags help firefighters and paramedics when they respond to a scene involving someone on the autism spectrum.

  Fallout continues after Cincinnati Christian University announced closure

Students, parents and community leaders are already feeling the effects of the university's closing.

  Dearborn Co. school growing lunch food for students

In an effort to promote healthy eating habits, the school held its first “Harvest Event."

  Lebanon City Schools places employee on administrative leave

According to the district, the accusation is financial in nature and does not involve students or taxpayer funds.

Bomb threat that prompted evacuation at UC was false alarm, police say

Tangeman University Center was evacuated after police said an employee received an anonymous bomb threat on Wednesday.

  Two students arrested for bringing loaded gun to school causing lockdown, Mt. Healthy police say

They say the lockdown is only a precaution and don’t believe anyone is currently in danger.

NKU offers tuition discount for CCU students displaced by closure

Northern Kentucky University announces a 50 percent tuition discount to current students attending Cincinnati Christian University (CCU), which recently revealed its closure

  Police investigating allegations of misconduct by employee at Sharonville school

The Sharonville Police Department is investigating allegations of misconduct against a Princeton City School District employee.

CPS’ magnet application lottery open for 2020-2021 school year

The district says CPS’ magnet elementary schools are submitted online, and seats are assigned via random lottery.

  Cincinnati university to close after accreditation withdrawal

The move comes after its accrediting agency issued a show-cause order in July.

Charges filed against Anderson student who falsely accused teacher of sexual assault

Sheriff Neil says the 13-year-old girl was charged on Oct. 15 with first degree making false alarms.

Madison, Ind., school district calls for end to standardized testing

Sick of standardized testing, one southern Indiana school district says it has had enough.

  National non-profit helps educate Tri-State teens, parents on safe driving

One national non-profit organization brought its workshop to Cincinnati over the weekend as a part of a national tour to educate teenagers and parents on safe driving.

  3 siblings released from school to person not on approved list

CPS said measures have been taken to prevent an incident like this from reoccurring.

Proposed law would require schools to start after 8:30 a.m.

All public school start times would be 8:30 a.m. or after

Trial date set for PE teacher accused of touching 88 first graders inappropriately

A trial date is now set for the former Springboro physical education teacher facing 36 counts of gross sexual imposition.

  Fairfield City Schools students are working together to lead the fight against cancer

This year they raised money for two-year-old Oliver Bibee who was diagnosed with pediatric cancer.

Ohio University Marching Band accused of hazing, ordered to stop all band activities

Ohio University ordered the OU Marching 110 to stop all band-related activities Friday while they investigate hazing complaints.

Say hello to Harley, UC’s new bomb-sniffing dog

This K-9 cadet carries an important distinction, as does her human handler.

School districts jointly win $5 million grant to launch intensive effort to prevent violence, engage communities and help students thrive

Covington Independent Public Schools and the Erlanger-Elsmere Independent School District have been jointly awarded $4.95 million to create and support an intensive and broad-range effort to identify, assess, and serve students exposed to, or predisposed to, pervasive violence and to help students t

Cincinnati-area boy with autism wins homecoming king

Logan Cornn, who is on the autism spectrum, was crowned homecoming king by his classmates.

Norwood Schools superintendent passes away after cancer battle

Dr. Kathy Sabo served as superintendent from August 2017 – September 2019, when the school announced she was taking leave due to health issues.

  Watching Your Wallet: Student loan debt reaches all-time high

College graduates now owe the most money in history; experts say it's best to pay it back sooner rather than later.

  Cincinnati-area boy with autism nominated for homecoming king

Logan Cornn could be crowned William Henry Harrison’s homecoming king Friday night.

Norwood teacher named 2020 Ohio Teacher of the Year

Leila Kubesch is the first Spanish teacher to receive the award.

‘Catastrophic’ cuts to Northwest schools if levy fails

'All sports will be eliminated, no exceptions will be made'