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YSU’s starting offense crushes first-team defense

Youngstown State receiver Andrew Williams spent most of this year’s spring practice with the defense yapping in his ear.

YOUNGSTOWN Seminars explore bringing yoga to schools

The exercises can help to stimulate or calm pupils, advocates say. By RON COLE VINDICATOR STAFF

YOUNGSTOWN Legacy Academy questions gone

The school's waiting list includes as many as 100 names. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS Six-year project begins at Harding

The school district's building project moves from blueprints to bulldozers. By RON COLE

6-year project starts with Harding

The school district's building project moves from blueprints to bulldozers. By RON COLE

YOUNGSTOWN, WARREN Grants to help in school redesign

The schools now are eligible for even bigger grants to implement their plans. By RON COLE

The head of a new YSU organization said that America's actions make people hate this country.

The head of a new YSU organization said that America's actions make people hate this country. By

YSU looks to plan to draw students

The consulting firm that will develop the plan has worked for more than 600 universities and

YSU to dedicate 9/11 memorial

YSU's memorial to Sept. 11 includes a flagpole and trellises representing the World Trade Center

Space limits transfers of pupils

The law requires that the lowest-achieving and the poorest children get priority in the transfers.

FALL ENROLLMENT YSU sees upswing in mood, students

The enrollment increase is above budget projections but below the 5-percent goal set by the

Temporary housing plan gives YSU students freedom

The trip to class will be a bit longer this year for a group of students living off campus. By RON

Rayen's new hire 'happy to be back'

'This is going to be a school where people are calling me up and wanting to get their kids to attend

YOUNGSTOWN Schools' principals represent new breed

The three men fill the city's critical need for male principals in its 13 elementary schools. By

Plans to expand

A school for fatherless children has merged into Youngstown Christian School. By RON COLE

Student shuffle

Parents and pupils at Bennett, Taft and Harding elementary schools prepare for the switch. By RON

Leaders of the two local charter schools have expressed confidence that the schools will be

Leaders of the two local charter schools have expressed confidence that the schools will be

HIGHER EDUCATION College financial-aid requests increase

All-time low interest rates on student loans may be the lone bright spot for college students facing

Does bell for pupils also toll for school?

The school has opened early; the new principal's attitude is that it won't be closed. By RON COLE

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Does first bell for pupils also toll for school?

The school has opened early; the new principal's attitude is that it won't be closed. By RON COLE

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS From priest to president of the teachers union

The new president said the union needs more young people to take active roles. By RON COLE

Taking degree to new heights

YSU's newest degree offers a mix of academics and adventure. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION

Maass works to head off a strike

The former Lordstown boss said chances of a settlement in the YSU talks are 'very good.' By RON

YSU Maass works to avoid a strike

The former Lordstown boss said chances of a settlement in the YSU talks are 'very good.' By RON

Group plans to keep students informed during contract talks

'I want peace and feel peace is within reach,' said the head of YSU trustees. By RON COLE

Officials say enrollment for fall is up, despite threat of strikes

YSU trustees meet this afternoon to get updated on contract negotiations. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

YSU Officials say enrollment for fall is up, despite the threat of strikes

YSU trustees meet this afternoon to get updated on contract negotiations. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

MAHONING VALLEY Pupils to have school options

Federal law now permits pupils from underperforming schools to switch to other schools in their

MAHONING VALLEY Educators ready for transfers from low-ranking schools

Federal law now permits pupils from underperforming schools to switch to other schools in their

Officials delay start of online charter school

The head of Ohio's latest statewide cyber school said developing the programs is time-consuming.

YSU Union leaders support faculty and employees

If there's a strike, students may have to cross picket lines to attend commencement. By RON COLE

Native of the Valley finds reward in searching through WTC debris

'It was the most rewarding thing I have ever done,' the YSU graduate said about searching for

YOUNGSTOWN Faculty contract talks turn profane; strike looms

YSU plans to conduct commencement and open classes, even if there is a strike. By RON COLE

YSU Union leaders criticize lack of progress in talks

The faculty union president said YSU's contract offer is ridiculous, unprofessional and an insult.

YSU Mediator called as talks fail

Salary increases for administrators have been temporarily frozen. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

YSU Leaders bemoan state's college fund system

The faculty union president is miffed by what he calls a violation of the press blackout on contract

YSU Officials try to cope with $2.7M cut

The Ohio Board of Regents approved the new university allocations Wednesday. By RON COLE

YSU Officials evaluate budget problems

Five universities will get more money from the state, based on enrollment increases, but YSU isn't

YSU Officials cope with $2.7 million funding cut

The Ohio Board of Regents approved the new allocations Wednesday. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

Officials try to cope with $2.7M cut

The Ohio Board of Regents approved the new university allocations Wednesday. By RON COLE

OHIO REPORT Success in college reflects high school courses taken

The report said Badger students performed the best in college in 2000. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

Success in college reflects high school courses taken

The report said Badger students performed the best in college in 2000. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

YSU Regents propose funds cut

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University would be one

EDUCATION Charter likely to get OK

A new report shows charter schools have had a significant impact on the Youngstown public schools.

Regents propose funds cut

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University would be one

Charter likely to get OK

A new report shows charter schools have had a significant impact on the Youngstown public schools.

YOUNGSTOWN School official: Only Cleveland has vouchers

School officials don't know when, or if, school vouchers will be available here. By RON COLE

YSU A trio of new deans talks it up

The three are part of one of the biggest turnovers in academic leadership in the university's 94-

YSU A trio of new deans talk it up

The three are part of one of the biggest turnovers in academic leadership in the university's 94-

YOUNGSTOWN Local educators debate voucher decision

The Supreme Court ruling could renew efforts to expand vouchers to other states and communities,

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