There were a number of levies seeking support from voters across Portage County. Overall, 16 of 17 passed, including all of the township and village-related levies and almost all of the school district ones, with the Ravenna schools being the notable exception.
Portage County leaders gathered again earlier this week for the second and possibly the final summit to address the problems plaguing the public transportation system.
Voters in the Southeast Local Schools district will not see Issue 26 on the November ballot after a unanimous Oct. 9 decision by the district’s board of education.
LifeWise Academy, a Hilliard-based organization, wants to offer local public school students what it calls “Bible-based character education” during the regular school day, but local school leaders aren’t all on board.
Two Portage County school districts are starting the year with armed teachers and staff.
A former Kent teacher says the school district did not follow its own rules for not renewing his contract. Kent City School District disagreed, and the case has now reached the Ohio Supreme Court.
The start of every school year is like a form of time travel for me. Although I haven’t sat in a college classroom since 1992, a high school classroom since 1986 and an elementary classroom since 1981, I still get that little twinge in my gut every time I see the Stow-Munroe Falls school buses going down our road for the first time since June.
Superintendent Mike Roberto addressed the board about the 5.9-mill operating levy scheduled to be on the Nov. 7 ballot.
Southeast teachers have reached a tentative agreement with the district’s board of education, averting a strike that could have had district students starting the year with substitute teachers.
We are halfway through August, which means it is prime back-to-school mode for many of you. Need a school supply list? Visit the Southeast Elementary School PTO Facebook page, where you can find them all.