Education by the numbers: RttT, CCSI and more…

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Across the nation (some) states are racing, (some) students are graduating, Ohio’s revenue shortfall is menacing and one Columbus City School district high school is lamenting.

Join The CEA Blog as it presents a sampling of facts and figures that pertain to the education world, brought to light during this past week.

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CEA Lends Support To Federal Grant Application

Ohio could receive up to $400 million in federal education funding, and some of that could come to Columbus.

Last week the CEA Board of Governors voted unanimously to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the CCS Superintendent and the CCS School Board President, agreeing to join the State of Ohio’s application to receive Race to the Top (RTTT) funding.

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Teaching in the 614

600px-Iowa_614_svgMany misconceptions surround how “easy” it is to be a teacher. For example, have you ever been asked if you chose the education profession because of “summers off”?

Members of CEA work tirelessly to prepare our students for the future. The CEA Blog is proud to announce the beginning of a new series, “Teaching in the 614”. Written by CEA members, it provides an insight into the personal victories and challenges our members experience on a daily basis, working with the students of Ohio’s largest urban school district.

 Click on the link below to read the first installment in this exciting new series.

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