Education

Ky. AG Cameron files brief in response to appeal keeping religious, private schools closed

Cameron's brief comes in response to an appeal by Governor Beshear to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person learning.

  UC offering free COVID-19 tests for students heading home for the holidays

Reading School District moving to remote learning with 15% of their students in quarantine

All Boone County schools moving to virtual learning

3 school districts participating in voluntary COVID-19 rapid testing

Coronavirus: Covington Independent schools will continue remote learning until January

  Student activists call for law enforcement to leave schools

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CPS will return to remote learning due to rising cases of COVID-19

  Students return to Boone County schools despite ‘red zone' guidance

  Oak Hills High School moves to remote learning

Middletown Middle School to go fully remote for 2 weeks

UC waives application fees for all prospective students

  Grant program announced for Ohio families with students learning remotely

Reading Time: Local bus driver gets creative with pandemic-shortened route

Karen Borgemenke reads to her Kindergarten and 1st-grade students every morning.

  Code Ninjas: Educating parents, kids about risks of more screen time

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, kids are turning to their devices to pass the time and spending more time online

  Deer Park High School shifts to remote learning effective immediately

Superintendent Jay Phillips says he has seen evidence of "active spread" of COVID-19 at the school.

  CPS eyeing staff cuts as pandemic-related costs mount

The budget gap is due to the unanticipated costs of remote learning and COVID-19 safety measures, CPS says.

  Butler Tech teen driving program stresses seat belts

  Middletown students return to in-person learning

  Ohio Virtual Academy teacher shares advice for distance learners

  Middletown school district asking community to sponsor WiFi hotspots for local students

  Some Cincinnati Public students return to classrooms

  Some CPS students return to classrooms this week

  Beloved Butler County teacher dies from COVID-19

Lori Rich’s co-workers remember her as kind-hearted and fun-loving.

Northern Kentucky University to admit all applicants with at least a 2.75 GPA

Northern Kentucky University has announced changes to its admissions process.

  Kids backpacks: How they should wear them

When a backpack is not worn correctly, it can put a strain on a child’s neck and/or back, which could cause problems overtime

Miami University reports 13 residence halls at ‘Level 4’ COVID-19 outbreaks

The university implemented a color-coded system to identify COVID-19 outbreaks within dorms.

  CPS revives in-person learning plan, promises ‘flexibility’ in future

The board of education approved the plan during a meeting Monday night.

  CPS student leads effort to make masks for school, community

Walnut Hills HS student leads effort to create, donate masks during the pandemic.

  CPS delays return to in-person learning

CPS will continue remote learning, reversing a return to the classroom scheduled to begin over the coming weeks.

  Fairfield schools approves full-time return of students

One day will remain virtual for some students, but others will return to the classroom full time.

Middletown to transition to in-person learning

The district has been in remote learning since Aug. 17.

  Moms get creative making masks for Mason teachers

The masks are learning-themed to keep the kids engaged in the classroom.

  40 UC medical students to receive full-tuition scholarships thanks to $6.9M gift

The first of these students are part of the class of 2024, which started classes earlier this month.

  UC goes ACT, SAT-test optional due in most programs due to COVID-19

Nursing and early childhood education programs the only exceptions

  CPS Board of Ed. approves plan returning students to classroom

Students will be back in the classroom in 2020, but not until almost a month after they were originally planned to return.

  Miami U students head back to in-person classes

Students have three options to choose from.

Edgewood cancels all classes after student threatens to shoot up high school, sheriff say

The student is under arrest, Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says

  Covington Independent Schools seek mask donations

The first day for in-person classes for Covington students is Sept. 28.

Lakota selects pastor, coach as new school board member

Michael Pearl of Liberty Township is a Lakota parent and coach, pastor at New Day Baptist Church in Lincoln Heights and serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty

New system will help Ky. schools track COVID-19 cases, make information-based decisions

A color-coded COVID-19 incident rate map with guidelines will help schools decide if they should stay open from week to week.

  School board member resigns (twice) after saying police ‘should have shot’ students

The ordeal traces back to an incident that took place in Lakota West High School's parking lot in late August.

Meijer extends teacher discount through 2020/21 school year

The discount will now cover face coverings and hand sanitizers too.

  Community partners helping feed CPS families

Community kitchens, like Sweets and Meats BBQ in Mt. Washington, are stepping up to cook meals for children.

  Hamilton Co. discusses outreach to college students

According to the Ohio Department of Health, there are 11,826 coronavirus cases and 288 deaths.

  Fairfield City Schools cancels homecoming parade

The news is a blow to students and parents but also members of the community.

  Mason virtual class ’Zoom bombed’ with racial slur, district says

The district says students who use racial slurs could face disciplinary consequences, including a suspension.

  2 weeks into virtual classes, thousands of CPS students still haven’t logged in

WiFi activation is just 40 percent completed in Cincinnati Bell's Connect Our Students program.

  Student athletes protest Erlanger-Elsmere decision to postpone sports

The district says it's an issue of safety, but the players still want to go ahead with their season.

Madeira sends entire grade to remote learning following positive COVID-19 test

29 students were identified as close contacts.

  ‘Hate-spreading’ Instagram shade pages make their way into Cincy schools

All across the country, the gossip-style Instagram pages have been growing in popularity.

  Still no sports: CPS board sticks to modified reopening plan

Sports are still on hold at CPS schools

  School districts in Hamilton County have enough PPE — for now

Districts could be out of supplies by the beginning of the next semester.

Miami University sees 375% increase in COVID-19 cases in one week

Officials with the Butler County General Health District say most of the cases can be traced back to off-campus gatherings.

Miami University testing all students for COVID-19

Each day, selected students will receive an email about scheduling a COVID-19 test.

  Back to school transportation safety tips from AAA

'For everyone’s sake, especially our young students, be alert for changing traffic patterns, slow down, and don’t drive distracted'

Miami University announces widespread surveillance testing plan

The university says it now has the capacity to test 3,000 students per week.

Thomas More University using larger spaces for classrooms

bout 90% of students are receiving some type of in-person learning this fall

5 Carlisle school staff members, 1 student test positive for COVID-19, district says

According to Isaacs, there are no teachers in the group of confirmed cases.

Program provides free internet access to all CPS students

Every CPS family can sign up for the ‘Connect Our Students’ program.

  CPS continues to provide breakfast, lunch during distance learning

Students may pick up 5-day remote meal packs at their school every Wednesday.

  Kenton Co. library creates program to assist families, schools during distance learning

The Kenton County Public Library has created a new position to assist families and schools during distance learning.

  More than 50 students at Lebanon schools now quarantined after newly reported COVID cases

Five students have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week.

New pandemic license to allow providers to care for school-age children during school day

These providers will receive funding to cover the cost of care for economically eligible children.

  Protecting kids from predators while learning, socializing online

The FBI recently put out a tweet asking parents to talk with their kids about the dangers that comes with talking to strangers.

UC projects 8th straight year of record enrollment

Despite pandemic, UC returns Monday with more students than ever

Miami’s COVID-19 cases put City of Oxford’s pandemic measures to test

Violations of the city's mass gathering ordinance could result in fines of up to $1,000.

Milford return to school delayed a week, school officials say

The first day for all Milford students, either in person or online, will be moved from Aug. 24 to Aug. 31.

KSU cancels all non-class related gatherings on campus

The move comes after a video gained traction online showing students in large gatherings and not following social distancing guidelines.

  Ludlow Independent Schools showcase new COVID-19 tech aimed at protecting students, staff

Ludlow Independent Schools showcase new COVID tech aimed at protecting students/staff.

  Cincinnati Public Schools teacher shares COVID-19 back to school plans and preps

CPS second year teacher shares back to school plans and preps

Bishop Brossart High School’s principal, assistant principal, secretary in self-quarantine

All will be tested before they return to school

  Miami University upgrades tech ahead of fall semester

Aug. 17 kicks off the fall semester at Miami with students learning completely online the first five weeks.

  CPS invites people to participate in Shark Tank-style pitch event

The event, that will be entirely virtual, is designed to generate interest and revenue for Greater Cincinnati small businesses.

Back to school giveaway, chromebooks for the needy in Kennedy Heights Saturday

'As school reopens in the coming weeks, students will need to be well equipped for optimal learning'

  Indiana schools have successful first week back in the classroom

The district has zero cases of COVID-19 after a week back in school, according to its superintendent.

UK makes ACT, SAT optional for admission

In addition to not requiring an ACT or SAT exam score for admission, the university says it is committed to making scholarship opportunities available to students, whether they apply with or without test scores.

  NKY church offering daycare services to help working parents

The church will operate on an A/B schedule to complement school districts doing the same.

Campbell County Schools to delay all classes as other districts move ahead

Both in-person and virtual learning will not begin at Campbell County Schools until Sept. 14.

  Students make sanitary, socially distanced return to Xavier University

“We’re all helping each other through it"

Lawrenceburg elementary school student tests positive for coronavirus

Superintendent Karl Galey informed parents in a letter Wednesday