Education

  Thousands head back to class at Cincinnati Public Schools

Springboro Schools superintendent placed on administrative leave

  Cincinnati Public Schools accidentally release busing info for thousands of kids

Threat closes Beechwood Independent Schools

  New school in NKY provides associate degrees

  Back to School: Thousands return to class

Continued Coverage

Busy Erlanger now school zone after 2 students struck by cars

  Sycamore Schools gets down with the ‘Git Up’ challenge

  Child with special needs sent home on wrong bus after school in Hamilton

‘In God We Trust’ motto to appear in every Louisiana public school this fall

Madisonville barbershop to give out free back-to-school haircuts for boys

LGBTQ history to be taught in Illinois public schools starting next year

  Cheetah cub receiving special care at Cincinnati Zoo

A baby cheetah that was the lone survivor of a litter of three is receiving special care at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Newport Aquarium offering free admission for teachers

Newport Aquarium wants to thank teachers by offering them free admission to the aquarium next week.

Covington schools to start classes nearly 3 weeks later than scheduled

The superintendent says the delay is due to water damage in some of the school buildings.

LIST: Back-to-school start dates in the Tri-State

Have you finished your back-to-school supply list?

Kentucky students to see ‘In God We Trust’ motto when they return to school

  Loveland student creates FDA-registered medical device

Cincinnati Public Schools hosting job fair Saturday

  ‘Fish With The Sheriff’ in Butler County this weekend

Princeton board members postpone ballot request for operating levy

UC freezes tuition for fifth year in a row

2 CPS high schools phasing in later start times

Two Cincinnati Public high schools will have a later arrival and dismissal time when students and staff return Aug. 19 for the 2019-20 year.

SC teacher’s letter home with students doesn’t sit well with some parents

A letter sent home with some Dillon Middle School students this week has drawn the ire of their parents.

Middle schooler paints restrooms with meaningful phrases to raise classmates’ self-confidence

Anna Schoonover said through her conversations with friends in between classes, she came to realize how many girls struggle with self-esteem.

‘Book-it’ to the NKY library for a month free of fines in April

‘Book-it’ to the library, bookworms.

White House proposes cap on student loan borrowing as part of Higher Education Act changes

Congress is in the early stages of reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.

AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

  Manual HS students’ music video about Gov. Bevin, pensions goes viral

Three JCPS teens used their sick out days to support teachers in a musical way.

  CPS teacher accused of disciplining students with duct tape resigns, officials say

Cincinnati Public Schools spokesperson Lauren Worley said the incident happened in late December.

Students take aim at Bevin in rap about sickouts

The students, who go by Tall Timbers and J Hard in the video, take shots at Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and rap about how they support their teachers.

  Ohio school disputes students’ claim she was suspended for posting Bible verses

A controversy between a Tri-State student and her school made national news Wednesday.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

NKY public schools voice opposition against bill they say would benefit private schools

The bill would allow donors to claim large tax breaks for giving scholarships to private school students.

School bus driver crashed into tree while under influence of drugs, NJ police say

First responders found the bus driver unconscious at the crash site and used Narcan to revive her.

Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything.

Teacher tells students MLK assassination was ‘complete fabrication,’ NC parent says

After the school district began investigating the allegations, the substitute teacher turned in her resignation.

Father sues bullies after son named ‘most likely to shoot up school’

Because of the rumor, allegedly spread by bullies, the boy was ostracized and ridiculed by his classmates and searched and interrogated by staff, according to the father’s attorney.

‘We’re getting soft’ for closing schools due to dangerously cold weather, Gov. Bevin says

In an interview with 840 WHAS Radio in Louisville, Bevin scoffed at the idea of closing schools for what referred to as ‘cold.’

Teacher, aides punished children with autism using dark bathroom, loud whistle, investigators say

The three suspects were investigated after a witness reported them to the school resource officer, according to the sheriff.

Boy with autism intentionally locked out of school by principal, mother says

The school district placed the principal on paid administrative leave while it investigates the allegations.

  Will the third time be the charm for pension reform in 2019?

The 2019 Kentucky General Assembly goes into session Tuesday with its hands full.

Marvin Lewis Community Fund to continue supporting Cincinnati students

Marvin Lewis may no longer be the coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, but his commitment to the city and its students remains.

Little Miami High School profile hacked on Google

High school name hacked on Google

  Wilder Mayor calls for police escorts for school buses

The mayor of a northern Kentucky town wants to make school bus safety a priority after a recent string of deadly accidents involving children.

  No discipline for Kings High principal who claims use of ‘N word’ misunderstood

The superintendent says the school district has a lot of work to do to make everyone feel included.

‘It looks like they’re in jail’: TX students in detention wear orange shirts, clean windows

The superintendent stopped the practice, saying staff didn’t get it approved by the district, and students will return to serving detention in a classroom setting.

CPS votes to put levy on ballot guaranteeing 2 years of preschool

For the first time in five years, the Cincinnati School District will ask taxpayers to vote for a levy in November. This issue would support historic preschool partnerships and vital K-12 student services.

Reality Check: Will community banks disappear at the end of the year?

With all the talk of the fiscal cliff, there is one major issue that is being overlooked.

Reality Check: What the Fiscal Cliff means for businesses, employees and the unemployed

Congress and the White House are starting to discuss what can and will be done to avoid the so called fiscal cliff.

Reality Check: What is the Fiscal Cliff?

What exactly is the fiscal cliff.  It is a combination of tax breaks all set to expire at the same time, in 50 days.

Reality Check: 3 myths about Obamacare

Republicans hate it while national polls show a majority of Americans don't want it, but for now, it's the law of the land. It's also a law that's been widely misinterpreted, either accidentally or by design.

Reality Check: The Revolt at Cincinnati

The National Rifle Association has been around for well over a century, but did you know its roots as one of the most powerful political organizations in the country can be traced right here to Cincinnati?

Reality Check: Tracking Tri-State lawmakers on Syria

If their votes matter to you, and if how they vote might impact how you vote in the next election, did you know you can track their votes along with every other Congressional lawmaker in the Tri-State?

Reality Check: Cincinnati and big business pensions

Cincinnati's pension deficit is massive - $860 million with no clear-cut funding solution in sight. Utah Senator Orin Hatch is pushing legislation that would offer cities the option of privatizing pension funds through life insurance companies.

Reality Check Exclusive: Cincinnati agent giving orders in IRS scandal?

The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart.

Reality Check: New Cybersecurity Means Feds Can Read Your Email Without A Warrant?

There are reports that a new cyber security bill could mean law enforcement could soon go through you email even if they don't have a warrant.

Reality Check: Casino revenues may not live up to promises?

Cincinnati City Council held a session on Monday talking about how to use 10's of millions in casino revenue that will starting flowing to the city next year.

Reality Check: Were Military absentee ballots lost that could have changed election outcome

As with any election, there are a number of theories as to why things went the way they did.

Reality Check: Is the FBI making us safer breaking up terror plots?

Headlines were made by the FBI just a few weeks ago when they thwarted an attempted terror attack on the New York Federal Reserve.

Reality Check: Could one Ohio county decide the entire Presidential election?

There has been a lot of talk over the past 24 hours about the possibility that next week's Presidential election could be moved because of super-storm Sandy.

Reality Check: The facts behind whether Hamilton Co. voting machines can be hacked

With the 2012 election just 12 days away, all eyes are on Ohio.

Save Local TV

There are those today who wish to devalue Local TV to the benefit of national cable and satellite companies. Some are in Congress and some are large national conglomerates who simply wish to profit at the expense of local television stations such as us here at FOX19 in Greater Cincinnati.  Here's how you can help save Local TV

Cool Schools is on summer vacation!

Anchor Dan Carroll visited close to 30 different high schools and elementary schools in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana during the 2009-2010 school year, but now it's time to close the books on another successful year.

Links for January 27, 2010

Links for Jan. 27

CPS students at White House

CPS students perform at White House

How to deal with your child's School Avoidance

From Cincinnati Children's Hospital With summer ending and school underway, parents are transitioning from hearing their children moan about not being able to swim everyday, to hearing their child complain

Talking to the Kids about Returning to School? Emphasize the Positive

From Cincinnati Children's Hospital "Taking time to talk with and listen to children about the upcoming school year is one of the best ways parents can help them make the transition to school life,"

Children Should Rely on Safety Equipment to Prevent School Sports Injuries

From Cincinnati Children's Hospital CINCINNATI -- Many children return to school sports, such as soccer, football, cross-country and volleyball in late-July or early-August. Jon Divine, M.D., director

MAKING THE GRADE IS NOW ON FACEBOOK !

Weigh in on Education stories on our Facebook page: FOX19 Making The Grade with Regina Russo. Join in a discussion on Montessori education and keeping music and arts in the classroom.

Cool School Oct. 16: Amelia Elementary

Students at Amelia Elementary have a thousand reasons why their school is cool, so we sent Dan Carroll to check it out.

Cool School Oct. 9: Ross High School

For our latest Cool School, we head to Butler County to visit Ross High School, the home of the Rams. Click on the video links on the right to find out what makes Ross a Cool School.

Letter From FOX19's Dan Carroll

Hi Students, Parents, Teachers and Principals, Dan Carroll here. What an amazing school year this has been! Thank you for making our Cool Schools program such a huge success.

CPS unveils initiative for elementary schools

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Cincinnati Public Schools Interim Superintendent Mary Ronan has introduced an elementary initiative for Cincinnati Public Schools designed to ensure that all students enter high school

Covington Schools name new superintendent

(COVINGTON, KY) -- After months of searching and subsequent interviews, the Covington Board of Education has named Lynda Jackson, a top administrator with the Covington public schools, as the district's

CPS names 5 finalists for superintendent job

(CINCINNATI) -- Five finalists have been selected as the top candidates to become the next Superintendent of Cincinnati Public Schools. In independent evaluations, both a community advisory group and

Cool School May 22: Northwest High School

Dan Carroll visits Northwest High School, which is cool for an egg drop, a "greatest American" debate and the ROTC program.

Cool School May 8: Quebec Heights Elementary

We head to the west side of town for this Cool School, Quebec Heights Elementary, where we found that everyone is welcome.

Cool School April 30: St. Gabriel

This Cool School is St. Gabriel Consolidated School in Glendale, where they have a cool program that pairs older students as mentors with younger students.

Cool School April 17: St. Mary's, Alexandria

This cool school has come up with a unique way to raise money for a new playground - having a soap box derby.