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PNS Daily Newscast - June 27, 2019 


More time on the ground for the Boeing 737 MAX. Also on our Thursday rundown: A diverse group tackles the topic of salmon recovery. Plus, summer bees are buzzing, but for how long?

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Public News Service - OH: Early Childhood Education

Columbus, OH – The early childhood education debate is heating up in the Buckeye State, swirling around Gov. Strickland’s plans for mandatory all-day kindergarten. Critics argue that full-day programs may become too academic, concentrating on basic skills before children are ready. But t

Columbus, OH - There's good news and bad news in the new Ohio Kids Count 2008 Data Book. The annual barometer of child wellbeing in Ohio cites some improvements in the areas of education and safety, as well as an increase in graduation rates for black students, and a drop in the number of kids who e

Cleveland, OH - A better understanding of the teen brain just may be what's needed to create the right programs for Ohio's children. Adolescents may often look and act like adults, but researchers say there are important parts of a youth brain that are still "under construction." Cleveland-area pe

Columbus, Ohio - The right mix of academic and career education may be what’s needed in Ohio to keep kids in high school, and help them transition to life after high school. A report released by the Great Lakes Center for Education and Research finds that if well-designed, a "multiple pathways

Columbus, OH - Finger painting, ABCs and story time may sound like just fun and games, but they are actually the building blocks of a bright academic future for Ohio's children. That's according to a new report released today by the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice. Study au

Columbus, OH - About 70 Ohio schools have been cited for high dropout rates in a recent national report, and the state is looking for ways to improve student performance and retention. Some school districts believe what happens after school is just as important as classroom time in improving the num

Columbus, OH – Ohio kids may get a break from the classroom to enjoy learning of a different kind, outdoors. A provision in the "No Child Left Behind" Act, now up for renewal in Congress, includes grants and other support to help schools teach about the environment. A coalition of more than 10

Columbus, OH – Ohio is in the middle of the pack, and that's not good enough for kids, according to experts meeting today. They're sharing a sneak peek at the new "Kids Count Data Book," which ranks Ohio as 28th in the nation when it comes to keeping kids healthy, safe, and in school. Ron Brow

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