The Lucas County Board of Elections refused to certify the November election of Lisa Canales to the Washington Local Board of Education because of problems with her amended 2005 campaign finance report.
"This could potentially be a huge problem for the Washington Local board," said John Borell, a Lucas County assistant prosecutor.
TOLEDO -- Time may be running out for the Toledo Federation of Teachers (TFT) union proposed GEM Academy. But the union is moving forward anyway.
News 11's Tanieya Lewis has the latest in this assignment education report.
No More Taxes. It is long past " I Can't Afford" I just don't have the money. And I cannot afford ANOTHER $ 400.00 plus on my home taxes! Has anyone gotton their tax bill in the mail yet. Did you see just how much ALREADY goes to the schools?!!!
Per NBC24's website:
Members of Toledo's recently closed COSI Museum need not worry about wasted memberships.
When you want to get a pulse on the community, just ask the young people.
That's what I discovered when I spearheaded this project, suggested by UT's Dan Johnson, to ask teens from Toledo Public Schools to “Describe the Toledo you want to see in 2020.”
I can't believe I am reading this. The district has so many things challenging it (such as actually compiling with the law and working to fix the 54% of schools with a D or F ranking) and they want to collect diversity stats to check the diversity practices of the financial institutions? This type of ignoring the issues almost harkens back to trimming trees and other programs while the City sinks. I wonder who's harebrained idea this was?
Read this article about Redford Schools (Redford borders the City of Detroit), and thought it sounded interesting.
I hope TPS officials are paying attention to what results this program brings in Redford - if the results look promising, perhaps they can implement something similar.
On March 4, 2008 will you vote for or against the renewal of the TPS levy which provides TPS about $16 million for operations
The Toledo Board of Education voted this morning (Thursday - 12/20) to place a renewal levy on the ballot. The levy will be a 6.5 mill renewal for a five year term (although we understand that there was discussion about a continuing term) that was last renewed in 2003.
A 10-year-old Florida girl faces felony weapons charges after bringing a small steak knife to school to cut up her lunch, according to a report on WFTV.com.
Toledo-area network aims to fight 'Brain Drain'
Event set up to link young adults, local groups
Since his first term as Toledo's mayor, Carty
Finkbeiner has stressed the importance of retaining recent college
graduates in the city.
Part of his effort now to combat "Brain Drain," the flight of homegrown
college graduates, is promoting the Young Professionals Initiative - a
group he spearheaded last year.
Does anyone know about this article in the Sojourner Truth this week?
Is this true or a big joke?
Last evening at the regular Toledo Board of Education meeting TFT President Fran Lawrence proposed a teacher led, teacher driven school.
A Leverette Junior High School campus protection officer was arrested this afternoon for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old female student, authorities said. Harry Weatherholt, 51, whose address was unavailable, was charged with one count of sexual battery, said Toledo Sgt. Sam Harris, of the special victims unit.
Per-student spending for Toledo Public Schools, the region's largest district with nearly 29,000 students, increased over last year.
In 1997, the district averaged $6,222 per student compared to $11,320 last academic year.
The per-pupil expenditure is calculated by dividing a district's total cost by its average daily attendance.
TOLEDO -- Lots of unprotected sex is leading to a record breaking year for sexually transmitted diseases, reports News 11's Jonathan Walsh.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2006 there were 1 million cases of chlamydia -- the most for any sexually transmitted disease in a single year.
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In today's Toledo Journal - TFT victorious in board election
Now that the Toledo Federation of Teachers has strengthened its control of the local school system, it
My wife teaches at an elementary school in Temperance Michigan. They recently had an auction to raise money for the school, for things such as supplies, athletic equipment, computers and other school needs. Instead of sending kids out to sell overpriced candles or candy bars, they used their imaginations and held an auction.