Graduate tuition will increase 3.5 percent. Undergraduate tuition and general fees are not going up for the upcoming year.
The University of Findlay's College of Business has been occupying the oldest building on campus for years, but university officials have announced plans for a brand new building for it to use.
Two Oregon schools have made walking conditions safer for students by installing four 20 mph school zone signs. Two of the flashing signs are located in front of Clay High School and the other two are near Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School.
The Toledo teen who admitted to bringing a gun into Raymer Elementary School in March was sentenced to a youth treatment center Friday.
Beginning next year, ninth graders at Perrysburg High School will each be given a brand new MacBook Air to use in class and take home at the end of the day. Students in fifth and eighth grade will get Samsung Chromebook laptops.
Students from seven elementary schools and three high schools will be putting their taste buds to the test, as they help decide possible new lunch menus for Toledo Public Schools next school year.
A local school district held a mock crash Thursday to teach high school students a valuable lesson as prom night approaches.
Major decisions are about to be made at the University of Toledo, as $14 to $17 million worth of budget reductions will be made at the main and health science campuses.
Students at Lake High School will soon have more rooms for learning, but no additions are planned for the building, as the superintendent says the project is not an expansion.
The Sylvania School District is one of many opposing a provision in Gov. John Kasich's education budget, due to concerning language.
Northwood police, along with the Northwood School District, are discussing a new security measure to keep students safe.
The state is rolling out a brand new grading system to measure the performance of schools and school districts. The new system is expected to be easier to understand and more thorough, ranking in letter grades.
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body. See if your alma mater made the list.
The TPS School Board has now entered into contract negotiations with Romules Durant and hopes to make it official by the next scheduled meeting.
Residents in one local community will start to see lower taxes next year.
A school district may be building a new school if they can get voters to support it.
The top choices for the Toledo Public School interim superintendent position have been narrowed down to three and include the superintendent from Oregon Public Schools, who believes he could make an impact.
Toledo Public Schools has been accepting applications for an interim superintendent, but the deadline was Friday.
Springfield Local Schools received an honor from the state auditor's office.
A senate committee has voted to allow schools to ask voters to support the safety of their students by using tax dollars, which has never been asked of voters in the past.
It is becoming a familiar trend for public employees: Retire from the job, then be rehired to ensure retirement funds stay intact. Maumee's assistant superintendent is the latest to join the trend and the superintendent could be next.
Bowling Green State University and the BGSU Faculty Association, the university's faculty union, have announced they have reached an agreement in principle on the union's first contract.
Teachers in Maumee schools have been working without a contract for more than two months and are currently in contract negotiations.
Toledo Public School leaders are meeting with parents Wednesday night to update them on what is happening within the district.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich's proposed education budget would cut funding for educational service centers across the state, which has all 55 facilities in Ohio preparing for the worst, including in Toledo.
It has been nearly three years since the worst tornado to hit northwest Ohio in 37 years destroyed Lake High School along with a dozen Millbury homes and left 7 people dead.
The Bedford school board voted unanimously Thursday night to close Temperance Road Elementary at the end of the school year.
Efforts are underway to keep track of illnesses going around Henry County schools. All it takes are a few clicks online from school administrators.
Ohio schools are learning more this week about the grades they have received from the Department of Education. The Springfield Local School District has earned the "excellent with distinction" ranking for the fourth consecutive year.
Final report card ratings for Ohio's school districts were released Wednesday. For the 2011-2012 school year, TPS' ranking fell to "academic watch."
Fostoria school officials say cuts are happening regardless of their levy's outcome.
A safety presentation was held Wednesday for parents with students in Kateri Schools.
In January, the Springfield Local Board of Education revealed plans to put a new 5.9 mill operating levy on the May ballot, but now the board is backing down and reconsidering its original plans.
Positive gains could mean better report cards for Toledo Public Schools. The district has been trying to prepare students for the Ohio Achievement Assessment Test by testing ahead of time.
Parents packed a Danbury school board meeting Wednesday to speak their minds about a controversial book their eighth-grade students are reading.
Several area schools are searching for new superintendents this year. A couple reasons may be behind the surge in retirements.
The numbers are out and Michigan school districts are reviewing how their students scored on the fall Michigan Educational Assessment Program test.
Findlay school district is taking applications for their first every 5-day pre-school program.
After several months, a statewide probe conducted by the Ohio Department of Education into school attendance tampering has come to an end. State Auditor David Yost found evidence of attendance scrubbing in eight schools from the Toledo Public Schools district.
A new state-of-the-art elementary school is scheduled to open next month in Hancock County. It is the first new building in almost a century and has some impressive, modern features.
Under Gov. John Kasich's new school budget proposal, Findlay is the only school district in Hancock County set to see any increase in state aid over the next two years.
Bowling Green City Schools are not set to receive any increased funding from the state, and with a failed income tax levy in November, the district is desperate to raise money for their operating fund.
Under the new proposed state funding plan, the Toledo Public Schools (TPS) district won't receive extra funding until 2015, but the district still has programs in place to help their students succeed.
Gov. John Kasich has made his vision clearer on plans to distribute money to schools statewide. Those plans include a surge of money for several area districts, but no new money is headed to Toledo Public Schools.
The doors will soon be permanently closed at a local elementary school, as the district looks for a way to cut costs. It was a decision just finalized last night at the Rossford school board meeting.
A public meeting was held Tuesday for parents and taxpayers in the Toledo Public Schools (TPS) district to weigh in on how they think the district is doing.
The Oregon school board voted unanimously to put a levy on the May 7 ballot at their meeting Tuesday.
Ohio Governor John Kasich unveiled his school funding overhaul plan Thursday. He's promising superintendents no district will receive fewer dollars than it received the last school year.
With current Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jerome Pecko set to retire when his contract is up in July, the district now faces the big task of finding his replacement.
A local organization is defending charter schools, saying they actually help the education process, despite a constant debate on the schools taking away funding and students from public schools.
Parents are shocked there will be a change to TPS superintendent, especially since there was little discussion about him leaving before Wednesday's announcement. They say they want the search committee to look for someone locally.
The Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jerome Pecko announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his current term - July 31.
Bedford Schools have seen a reduction in state aid recently, and now face cuts. They held a meeting Wednesday night to call the public to action.
An incentive for allowing casinos to open in Ohio was the distribution of state revenue from them to local school districts. Now some districts say they are not receiving what was expected.
Big changes could be on the way for the Swanton School District. Leaders say they want to build a brand new school, but they will need the community's support to do it.
The Springfield High School drama club is hosting their second annual rummage sale this Friday and Saturday.
Toledo Public School leaders reviewed the budget Tuesday night. Board members decided to table multimillion dollar levy, which means it will not appear on the May ballot.
The University of Toledo is considering cutting some of its staff to make up for a funding deficit.
Bowling Green Schools are asking the community to approve a continuing operational levy. The income tax levy placed on the November ballot failed and now officials are trying a property tax levy.
Months after voters shot down Toledo Public School's levy request, the district is trying to figuring out how it is going to make ends meet in the future without tumbling into deficit.
Months after voters shot down Toledo Public School's levy request, the district is trying to figuring out how it is going to make ends meet in the future without tumbling into deficit.
With flu season in full swing, germs are everywhere. Keeping your family flu-free can become a job of its own. One local school district is trying to keep the flu out of its classrooms.
A major push is under way in Henry County to make local schools safer. The superintendent of Patrick Henry Schools met with local police chiefs, the sheriff, and security experts Thursday, spending hours touring the schools and reviewing current safety plans.
BGSU is starting to teach in its new Active Learning Classroom. The room is designed to allow students to work in small groups, use technology more efficiently, and engage with the instructor.
The Toledo Catholic School Diocese just launched a brand new online program called TIPS, which allows students, parents and faculty to report any type of dangerous activity, such as bullying, weapons, vandalism, plus drug and alcohol use.
Local schools are keeping an eye on the number of students getting sick from the flu. Officials say even though they have not experienced a big problem yet, they do have a plan in case absences and illnesses increase.
On Wednesday night, the Montpelier Local School Board voted to allow certain individuals in the school building to carry concealed weapons.
The city of Sylvania is preparing to open its brand new elementary school, but before that can happen, officials want to slow down nearby traffic. As a result, the city has installed new stop signs at the intersection of Sylvania and Mitchaw.
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Monroe City Schools will be closed Friday.
Toledo Public Schools is responding to recent safety concerns.
Superintendent Mike Zalar and the assistant superintendent met with Oregon police on Saturday to make sure the proper security measures are in place.
Bowling Green State University is planning on building new fraternity and sorority houses. If everything goes according to plan, the residences will be up by the fall of 2016.
Bus drivers are needed in Springfield Local Schools.
A Lucas County school board member is among five people in the state selected to receive the Ohio School Boards Association's most prestigious honor.
Have you ever wondered how your job's pay compares against other professions? A recent study conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau ranked salaries for some of the country's most popular college majors. Check out this slideshow to see where your job ranks.
The University of Toledo is responding to nationwide concerns of the rising cost of higher education. On Friday it announced a series of aggressive cost-saving measures to keep a college education affordable.
Toledo Public Schools have a new tool to communicate instantly with parents.
The Bowling Green City Schools income tax levy failed Tuesday by less than 700 votes.
The incremental Perrysburg School tax levy passed Tuesday by about 51 percent, or nearly 400 votes. The 13.19 mill levy was replacing an expiring 9.95 mill levy.
After the Toledo Public School levy failed Tuesday, kids and teachers returned to classrooms disappointed, knowing voters had rejected what the district was calling "an investment in kids."
Officials from Toledo Public Schools have been working diligently in recent years to reduce the number of student suspensions and expulsions. Through the implementation of several different initiatives, the district has shown a significant decline in disciplinary issues.
On Tuesday, State Auditor Dave Yost announced the completion of the second phase of work into whether schools falsified attendance records.
Findlay middle schoolers were evacuated after a gas leak, but what happened next is why some parents are frustrated with district officials.
Charter schools in Lucas County rated everywhere on the scale except for Excellent with Distinction on this year's state report card.
Toledo Public Schools was downgraded from "Continuous Improvement" to "Academic Watch" this year by the state of Ohio. Some fear the downgrade could hurt the district's chances of passing a levy on November 6.
Toledo Public Schools are taking a step in the wrong direction, according to the state of Ohio. Other school districts around northwest Ohio are not ranking as poorly.
Findlay students will get to move into their two brand new middle schools in January.
When children can get just a little more sleep each night, their school behavior and alertness levels improve, new research suggests.
The Oregon School District has recently implemented a new alert system for parents. School officials say it is working and saving money.
As part of Nation Fire Prevention Week, preschoolers at Penta received tips Wednesday on how to stay safe in the face of a fire.
More than 30 schools across the state, including one in northwest Ohio, are accused of changing the facts in order to boost their state report card and funding. On Thursday, the state auditor released an interim report about the findings.
A local district is going back to voters in November. Anthony Wayne Schools is hoping to renew its $3 million levy in order to keep money in the district.
Enrollment numbers are down in the Toledo Public School district. School leaders have released the results of their student head count.
One school district is operating with $900,000 less in its budget. Now leaders are forced to use the chopping block.
Do you have a student going to college? If so, be prepared to open your wallet again over the next few weeks as textbook bills start to arrive.
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For students, going to school isn’t just about understanding reading, writing and arithmetic; it’s also about learning the importance of good nutrition. Healthy eating takes center stage in the lunch...
Rossford Schools used a new alert system Wednesday to notify parents of delays.
While academics are strong at the University of Toledo (UT), enrollment is down. In total, the school enrolled 21, 500 undergraduate and graduate students this semester.
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The University of Toledo has been awarded $3 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for biofuel research.
Today's high school and college students are facing a dilemma on whether an iPad or laptop is better for school. One device may end up being more necessary overall.
For an increasing number of Ohio families, playing sports also means paying for sports.
The kids got their back-to-school haircuts and picked out new outfits. You’ve stocked up on school supplies and healthy after-school snacks, and you’re prepared to limit your child’s non-school...
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Lourdes University welcomed a record number of young people to their campus this fall. In the past, the school was primarily known for having older, "nontraditional" students, but that seems to be changing.
Summer came to a close as kids headed back to school in North Baltimore Wednesday, which included going to a new facility.
Tuesday was the first day of school at Toledo Public Schools.
The city's newest high school is getting close to its first day of school. The Nexus Academy of Toledo starts classes in one week.
It is time for Toledo Public School students to head back to school. Classes start Tuesday and two schools are opening their doors for the first time.
As the school season starts, experts warn that overloaded backpacks often result in back injuries among children.
(ARA) — The start of the school year is a time of great anticipation for parents and kids alike. New teachers. New classes. New and old friends. It’s a time for fun and learning.
The national program "A Gateway to a Second Chance" begins this semester through a partnership with Toledo Public Schools and Owens Community College. The program will start students on the path to earning high school diplomas and college degrees.
Ohio's latest ACT scores are shedding light on a pressing problem for the country's high school students. Nearly three-fourths of students are not ready for college.
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Findlay students will be heading back to school Wednesday, but some students will only be at their school a few months. The community is looking to turn a middle school into something bigger.
Lake Township students began classes at their brand new high school Tuesday.
Quiz time: Is it a good idea for high school students to stay up later than usual cramming for that final?
Students may need to hit the books a little harder this school year. The state of Ohio is mandating districts adopt new, tougher learning standards by 2014 to better align with national expectations.
Students at Owens Community College went back to campus Monday to start their fall semester.
Making something new out of something old is a great way to teach your kids about the power of recycling.
Owens Community College has been chosen to participate in a national program designed to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in health care, education and social services.
It can cost $500 to get an elementary school student ready for class, and twice that for a high school student. Here are some ways to lower that number.
With kids heading back to school, fundraising for various clubs and teams is sure to start. After multiple local scams, residents are warned about donating to a fake cause.
This is the biggest week of the year for back-to-school shopping and stores are rolling out the deals to lure you in. But is it a smart idea to do all your shopping at one store?
Just 30 years ago, textbooks, paper and pencils were the main supplies college students needed. In today's digital world, where more teachers are using technology to deliver a better learning experience,...
Getting ready for the back to school rush doesn't have to be hard. Here are some tips to get you and your kids organized.
Swanton local schools' 4.45 mill emergency renewal levy passed Tuesday after being presented on the ballot twice.
The Salvation Army will be accepting applications for backpack and school supply assistance Aug. 14 and 15.
Church community members come together Wednesday to help out families with their back to school needs.
Toledo Public Schools held a job fair Wednesday to fill around 100 open positions.
Growing school supply lists are putting a bigger dent in parents' wallets this year.
On Tuesday night, voters approved the Lake Local School District levy for 6.75 mill, after two failed levy attempts last year.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the Lake Local School levy has narrowly passed.
Voters in the Swanton School District approved a 4.45 mill levy Tuesday.
Voters in Lake Township are deciding on the district's 6.75 mil operating levy and this morning one voter was turned away because of the shirt he was wearing.
After originally being denied the permit they needed to open in downtown Toledo, a proposed charter school gets the approval from City Council.
Voters in the Lake Local School District will decide if they want to approve a new levy or reject it Tuesday. Since rejection has been the trend in recent years, a "divine intervention" took place Monday night in attempts to get the levy passed.
Toledo Public School leaders say they do not recall a time when they have had this many open positions. The district is holding a job fair this week, as it seeks to fill about 100 jobs.
The future of Lake Local Schools is on the line Tuesday. The district is trying for a third time to get an operating levy passed.
They called it a 'Welcome Home' ceremony. The new Lake High School officially opened it's doors Sunday to students, staff and everyone in the community.
The Toledo Public School Board has unanimously approved a measure lowering the TPS levy on the November 6 levy from 6.9 mill to 4.9 mill.
Toledo Public Schools could be asking voters for less money this November. The district's treasurer plans on recommending it to the finance committee Friday.
Lake Local Schools are offering media tours Wednesday to see inside the new Lake High School.
Toledo City Council rejected a charter school's plans to open downtown this school year.
Planning ahead for the worst, the Lake Local School Board made a move that will ensure voters get another chance to say yes if an Aug. 7 levy fails.
Shoppers cut back their spending in May and June, and summer doesn't look much better. But that's good news for back-to-school shoppers, who are already finding some great deals this year.
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Owens and Community Partners Assist Area Children With School Supply Drive, July 17 - Aug. 17 PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Owens Community College's Alumni Association in collaboration with Books-A-Million
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