Canton, OHIndependent

Superintendent Talbert: Canton City Schools adopt universal indoor mask policy

CANTON – Canton City Schools will require all staff, students and visitors to wear masks indoors and on school transportation for the 2021-22 school year. Stark County's largest school district made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Superintendent Jeffery S. Talbert wrote the district will enforce a universal indoor masking policy...
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East Liverpool,

Masks, vaccination, testing not required when East Liverpool School resumes

Parents who are getting ready to send their children to begin the new school year in East Liverpool on August 25 have a better idea of COVID preventative health precautions. In an open letter to the community, Superintendent Jonathan Ludwig revealed that he and superintendents from around Columbiana County met with health officials on Thursday for guidance on protocols for in-person learning during 2021-2022 school year.

Canton City District Starting School Year With Masking Requirements

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – With the increase in cases and concern about the unvaccinated, the Canton City School District says there will be masking requirements inside school buildings to start the school year. Masks will be required of all students and staff on buses as well. And,...
Ohio State27 First News

Ohio colleges updating mask, vaccine plans in wake of new CDC guidelines

KENT, Ohio (WJW) — Some local colleges are changing their plans for the return of students and staff based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new mask guidance. Ohio State University is requiring everyone to report their vaccination status by Thursday, Aug. 5. “That data is going to...
Cleveland, OHPosted by
Paul Krasinic

Cuyahoga Community College receives another round of funding from American Rescue Plan

CLEVELAND, OH — Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) has received $41,645,625 in stimulus money from the American Rescue Plan Act's higher education fund. The funds are part of a projected $1.1 billion in funding for Ohio colleges and universities, with nearly a quarter of that going to Northeast Ohio campuses. Tri-C is receiving the second-highest amount of money in the region, second to Kent State University.
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Kent State University ‘strongly recommends’ face coverings for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals while indoors

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University Wednesday announced it “strongly recommends” both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals wear face coverings while interacting with others indoors on campus. “We’re shifting gears a little bit in terms of our health protocols on campus and are strongly encouraging everyone to wear a mask indoors....
Cleveland, OHPosted by
Paul Krasinic

Three Cuyahoga Community College alumni were awarded Alumni Awards

CLEVELAND, OH — Terri S. Pope, Ariane Kirkpatrick, and Harry Quiñones received Alumni Awards from Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) for their contributions to the College and community throughout their time in Tri-C. The awards were presented at an Advisory Committee and Community Champions event last week. Alumni are honored with Tri-C Alumni Awards for their professional achievements and dedication to Northeast Ohio and the College. The honorees were chosen from a pool of community nominations.
Green, OHAkron Leader Publications

Green school district reviews pandemic policies

GREEN — Green Local Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Miller said deciding on calamity days used to be one of his most challenging decisions. “And then came the pandemic,” Miller said at the July 26 Board of Education meeting. Miller said the district had to adopt changes that were modified often to...
Lorain County, OHMorning Journal

Midview names Brittney McNamara-Cole next girls basketball head coach

Brittney McNamara-Cole became the board-approved head girls basketball coach at Midview High School on July 28. McNamara-Cole previously served as head coach at Berea-Midpark in the Southwestern Conference, leading the Titans to a sectional championship in 2020. “The sense of community they have (drew me to Midview),” she said. “They...

Kent State University Now Recommends Facial Coverings Indoors on Campus

With just a little under a month until fall classes begin, Kent State now strongly recommends face coverings be worn indoors by both vaccinated and unvaccinated students and staff. This comes mainly in response to the increase in cases of the Delta COVID variant. The chair of the university’s pandemic...