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School for gifted students to open Sept. 2

The school, started by Youngstown Christian School, is inside Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown

Nonviolence Parade and Rally planned for Oct. 5

Nonviolence Week runs Oct. 5 through 11

Salem library hosts 'Life After High School' series

The three-part series will help students prepare for brighter futures by explaining some of the options in education and training.

Arab-American Community Festival fills downtown

This marks the third year for the festival in downtown Youngstown

Report of prisoners’ protest shows series of events

The prison remains under restrictions, following a process for returning to normal operations

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Weekend offers list of greatest events

Weekend also features Arab, Greek fests

Greatest Golfer of the Valley, Panerathon, Rod Stewart concert and festivals are among the things to do this weekend

Mayor seeks downtown events coordinator applicants

Some council members tried to change the vote after approving the ordinance giving the mayor the authority to hire the coordinator

Eastern Gateway Community College adds classrooms

EGCC prepares for fall semester with more classrooms for more students

Black history course available to city school students

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A black history course is available to

YSU students ready for fall semester

Eli Williams and Bryan Croach, both freshmen and from New Castle, Pa., stop to examine where their classes will be located at Youngstown State University, along with Mariah Carna of New Bedford, Pa., also a freshman. Fall semester classes begin today at YSU. ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR

Vote expected on Youngstown redistricting map

A proposed charter amendment would reduce the number of council seats form seven to five

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Crowd turns out for Jim Tressel’s presidential installation

Jim Tressel installed as YSU’s ninth president

Gov. John Kasich drew parallels between Tressel and Youngstown in his keynote address

Jim Tressel’s formal installation as YSU president is today

Classes begin Wednesday

EGCC attendance cost ranks low

Staff report STEUBENVILLE The net price of attendance at Eastern Gateway Community College is

YSU professor launches website

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Randy L. Hoover, emeritus professor of teacher education at Youngstown

YSU trustees’ role in hiring surprises consultant

THe board changed the policy last year, requiring trustee approval for appointment of high-level positions

YSU Scholars alums worry about possible changes

The university and foundation say no decisions have been made

YSU President Tressel hears faculty concerns

Some faculty members don’t believe their research is recognized or acknowledged, one professor said

YSU faculty would receive bonuses, lose extended teaching service

Extended teaching service would cease

No talks are scheduled until Sept. 2

YSU sees high number of degrees awarded

The university attributes the high number of degrees last year to a number of factors

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EGCC one of 27 nationwide chosen for White House meeting

College one of 27 nationwide chosen for meeting

Eastern Gateway was invited to attend based on its success, the president said

Hiring continues in Youngstown schools

Bus drivers complain about new routing

Community plans back to school event

youngstown city schools

The event is a partnership among the school district, the city and NOW Youngstown

Former Youngstown school board member earns national recognition

Lock P. Beachum Sr. recognized for commitment to urban school children

YSU’s President Tressel delivers keynote at summer commencement

Kenzie Ellise Black, a Texas native, is the student speaker

Girts will remain behind bars for at least 10 more years

The Poland native told a court that he put cyanide in a salt shaker, knowing his wife would use it

YSU faculty union president asks Jim Tressel to step in

President’s input would be against law, YSU says

Only negotiating team members may speak about negotiations — and Tressel isn’t going to insert himself into that process, a YSU spokesman says

Youngstown band students marching to new beat

Shawn Marko, director of instrumental music for Youngstown schools, works with students Wednesday during band camp at the Chaney Campus. About 30 students are involved so far. The camp runs through next week.

Youngstown schools get grants for reading and college readiness

The $400,000 in new money is for after-school programs at McGuffey Elementary and East High schools

Youngstown design committee approves 2 downtown building demos

Committee members also approved landscaping for the former Paramount Theater location

Library planted in North Side garden

An Aug. 19 garden party will celebrate the initiative

ODE extends EdChoice deadline to Sept. 5

The scholarship allows students from underperforming schools to attend participating private schools

Columbiana County ESC receives STEM grant

The project will serve more than 7,000 students in eight school districts

YSU faculty and staff lack confidence in trustees’ leadership

Despite result, most find their work rewarding

The survey was conducted internally as part of the strategic plan process

2014 Scholarships Trumbull County

The list of high school graduates who have received college or university scholarships is based on

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY $400K grant allows professor to study brain, aggression

Staff report kent Aggressive behavior in animals may result in posturing, teeth baring or

How to pay for the high cost of college

The 529 College Savings Plan is one investment tool for education

12 dogs from arson house need homes

The owner was no longer able to care for the animals after losing her home and possessions in the blaze

Academic commission terminates Chaney principal again

The commission also hired the former Southington superintendent as the new Taft Elementary principal

Youngstown, Lorain school boards consider joint meeting

The meeting, if scheduled, would be planned between Youngstown and Lorain

Another council meeting expected for redistricting vote

Money approved for Maker Fair

NCST hosts open house for new program

The open house will be at the school’s newly renovated satellite facility located at 4164 U.S. Route 422, one mile east of the Ohio/Pennsylvania border.

2014 Scholarships Mahoning County

The list of high-school graduates who have received college or university scholarships is based on

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival prince proudly wears crown

The festival continues from 1 to 10 p.m. today

Students excel in online school

The brother and sister will take classes for dual college and high school credit this year

Mooney speech team hits 50th milestone

Mooney Speech and Debate Team achieves golden milestone

It’s the first Mahoning Valley school to achieve the standard

Robert Hagan running for state school board

Hagan objects to public money being diverted from public education without oversight

More state oversight of charter schools needed, candidate charges

Charter school operators have lobbied for a lack of oversight, Ed FitzGerald contends

Youngstown school board rescinds Chaney principal non-renewal

One member said there were procedural difficulties with the principal’s non-renewal

Youngstown district prepares for last year of program

The district secured grants to pay for part of the cost of the third year

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