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All Posts Tagged With: "Ohio"

Where We Stand: Its Schools and Characters

Meet some of the characters and schools featured in the program.

Sep 8th, 2008 | 3 comments

Spotlight on Ohio: Schools in the Nation’s Swing State

Why we chose Ohio to best represent the American educational experience.

Sep 8th, 2008 | 1 comment

Dropout Recovery Alternative School Profile

Profile of Foxfire Center for Student Success. Kids come from Appalachian rural poverty and urban poverty districts near Columbus. The school has made a dramatic turn around in the past two years.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 0 comments

A Look at Rural Districts

Call it rural blight, or simply the impact of globalization - job opportunities are fast disappearing in rural Ohio. Once home to heavy industry, agriculture and mining, the Appalachian area of the state has seen many of these sectors shut down or move offshore in recent years. And where there are opportunities, an education beyond high school is often required. That's a challenge in a region with a high school completion rate of just 68 percent.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 0 comments

Teachers: TAP: Teacher Advancement Program

A profile of the program, which we feature in the documentary, and updates on any similar initiatives across the country.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 1 comment

Globalization: FLAP: An Ohio Program Aimed at Global Learning & Language

A summary of the program - in the context of schools across the country - and examples of how they are teaching kids about the world.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 1 comment

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