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Education: YSU Trustees OK Contract with Administrative Staff | July 15, 2015

YSU Trustees OK Contract with Administrative Staff

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After more than 1½ hours in executive session Monday afternoon, the trustees of Youngstown State University emerged and quickly ratified a three-year contract with APAS, the union that represents 166 administrative and professional staff. Last week the YSU chapter of the Association for Professional and Administrative Staff overwhelmingly voted to accept the […]

Education: Audience Assails Kasich Plan to Reform City Schools | July 14, 2015

Audience Assails Kasich Plan to Reform City Schools

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For nearly three hours Monday afternoon, parents, teachers, former teachers, a retired principal, school board members (current and past), union officials, professors of education at Youngstown State University and graduates of city high schools condemned Gov. John R. Kasich’s plan to reorganize the administration of Youngstown public schools. The reorganization, as set […]

Education: University of Akron to Cut $40M in Costs, 215 Jobs | July 10, 2015

University of Akron to Cut $40M in Costs, 215 Jobs

AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron today announced it will cut expenses by $40 million over three years, eliminate 215 jobs and the school’s baseball program, and raise tuition. Scott L. Scarborough, UA president, said three-year spending and revenue plan addresses the university’s “significant financial challenges.” The $40 million expense reduction plan was drafted […]