Reporting on the state of education in Ohio, where it’s heading and how it affects you.
Classic audio from Canton, Ohio's own DeLuca Show. DeLuca, Charlotte DiFranco, and a host of other characters (like Virgil) began waking up Northeast Ohio in 2006. When they were unceremoniously fired from WDJQ due to a contract dispute in 2012, TDS was the highest rated morning show in Canton's history. This podcast is an open source repository of old shows, compiled from aircheck audio obtained from the public domain and DeLuca's own collection.
Is it alright to walk away with bottles of condiments from gas stations and restaurants? From June 28, 2012, the gang discusses fast food drive thru and convenience store honor system. Featuring: DeLuca Charlotte DiFranco Neighbor Stacey VirgilDeLuca による
In this hilarious episode, Neighbor Stacey kicks off the discussion talking about how her husband is jealous of the time she spends reading books. This devolves into sultry readings by Virgil of "50 Shades of Grey" and a discussion about men and women and their different reading habits. Recorded from the DSN Studios on August 23, 2012. Featuring: D…
Background: After being fired by WDJQ on February 12, 2012, DeLuca and Charlotte DiFranco went to the music store and bought a whole bunch of studio equipment to re-launch the show in an - at the time - unheard of way. In the spare bedroom of DeLuca's house a studio was built and after only a week the show was back on - online. The new - online onl…
The state Senate failed to pass a bill to overhaul Ohio's "unconstitutional" school funding model. So what happens now? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/q-a-the-future-of-ohios-fair-school-funding-plan.
Redlining created a legacy of school districts with the greatest needs and little resources, according to Piet van Lier. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/redlining-racism-still-hurt-property-values-and-in-turn-school-funding.
Cuyahoga County recommends that universities and K-12 schools transition to remote learning between holiday breaks. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/qa-northeast-ohio-universities-k-12-schools-shift-to-remote-learning.
A Senate and House Bill would make reforms to the state's school funding model, which has been deemed unconstitutional. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/qa-ohio-school-funding-reforms-with-oea-president-scott-dimauro.
For some districts, the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic made passage of their levies all the more urgent. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/qa-northeast-ohio-school-districts-reflect-on-levies-after-mixed-results.
Issue 73 would cover construction costs for two new secondary campuses that would both house a middle and high school. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/parma-city-schools-promotes-issue-73-for-construction-consolidation-plans.
For student-athletes on Akron's Kenmore-Garfield High School, getting to play football this year is an issue of equity. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/akron-student-athletes-chase-football-and-college-dreams-despite-covid-19.
Oberlin College and Kent State University make COVID-19 case numbers available to the public on an online dashboard. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/qa-local-universities-re-open-campus-attempt-to-control-covid-19.
The pandemic has heightened concerns about educational equity at Northeast Ohio's K-12 schools. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/pandemic-heightens-concerns-about-academic-equity-in-northeast-ohio-schools.
Administrators worked on back-to-school plans they hope will keep students and staff from COVID-19. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/northeast-ohio-k-12-schools-welcome-students-back-with-safety-top-of-mind.
Chamar Peterson claims he was denied a coaching job and forced out of the Painesville Schools because he is transgender. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/former-coach-sues-painesville-schools-over-transgender-discrimination.
A majority of classes will be online, with in-person sessions reserved for those needing face-to-face instruction. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/university-of-akron-will-use-hybrid-learning-model-for-fall-semester.
The survey found differences in success based on income, grade level and access to technology. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cmsd-survey-family-income-student-age-impacted-remote-learning-success.
The Ohio 8 Coalition has raised concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on the equity gap in the state's schools. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/qa-ohios-urban-school-districts-worry-equity-gap-will-widen-in-the-fall.
Akron Public Schools administrators are developing coronavirus-related safety procedures for student and staff. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/akron-schools-make-covid-19-plans-thats-about-204000-masks-a-week.
The new CEO will replace Greg Ring who temporarily took over the job in January after CEO David Hardy Jr. was ousted. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/lorain-city-schools-ceo-finalists-will-field-questions-in-online-forum.
Cleveland State University staff will be furloughed for four weeks and will receive a 6 month long, tiered pay cut. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-state-issues-furloughs-temporary-pay-cuts-due-to-covid-19.
High school seniors across Northeast Ohio were dealt a blow to the end of their school year and all the related events. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/class-of-2020-dealing-with-senior-year-loss-it-just-really-sucks.
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights District lost it's levy bid. Lakewood, Willoughby-Eastlake pass new levies. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/voters-ok-5-school-levies-but-cleveland-heights-university-heights-fails.
Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School is educating its students virtually during the COVID-19 outbreak. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/how-one-cleveland-high-school-keeps-students-connected-during-quarantine.
High school spring sports schedules were delayed because of Gov. Mike DeWine's school closure order. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/ohsaa-has-a-springs-sports-plan-ready-if-schools-reopen.
The survey aimed to determine the need for technological assistance as the district shifts to online learning. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cmsd-survey-finds-majority-of-families-lack-computers-for-remote-learning.
Northeast Ohio colleges and universities are looking further into the year when it comes to classes and programming. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/local-universities-look-beyond-spring-semester-for-coronavirus-response.
CMSD says food is available for anyone under 18 regardless of school district. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cmsd-will-feed-kids-while-schools-are-closed.
The University of Akron, Kent State, Case Western Reserve University and Baldwin Wallace will provide online instruction Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/ohio-universities-suspending-face-to-face-classes-amid-coronavirus-concerns.
State law requiring universities to certify student debt with attorney general's office hurts students of color most Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/report-ohios-student-debt-law-is-punitive.
Michael R. White Elementary to merge with Stonebrook Montessori Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/michael-r-white-elementary-stonebrook-montessori-will-merge.
More than 1,400 students in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District are using EdChoice vouchers Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/edchoice-has-cleveland-heights-university-heights-schools-in-limbo.
Universities in Northeast Ohio are restricting any school-sponsored travel to China, based on federal guidelines Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/fearing-coronavirus-ohio-universities-restrict-travel-to-china.
Universities in Northeast Ohio are taking precautions to protect students and staff from coronavirus. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/northeast-ohio-universities-prepare-for-potential-coronavirus-outbreak.
In its first year, Say Yes Cleveland provided roughly $635 thousand dollars for tuition. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cmsd-students-college-enrollment-up-with-help-from-say-yes-scholarships.
Ring replaces embattled CEO David Hardy, who was appointed in 2017 when the Academic Distress Commission took over. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/greg-ring-appointed-interim-ceo-of-lorain-city-schools.
The settlement with the Ohio Department of Education will focus on literacy and use of assistive devices. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/settlement-orders-ohio-to-improve-education-for-students-with-disabilities.
Before the cameras, Mentor police relied on bus drivers to report drivers who illegally passed them. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/citations-for-passing-stopped-mentor-school-buses-up-900-with-cameras.
The recommendation comes after the district received vocal feedback from community members who opposed the closure. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-schools-ceo-recommends-delaying-collinwood-closure.
Board members gave a presentation on the current budget and the forecast for the next five years. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/willoughby-eastlake-officials-parents-discuss-changes-after-failed-levy.
Cuyahoga County voters approved two of the three school tax levies on the ballot. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/election-2019-mixed-results-for-local-school-levies.
Parents at the three Shaker Heights Elementary schools are eligible to send their kids to non-public schools. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/3-shaker-heights-schools-appear-on-ohios-underperforming-schools-list.
President Gary Miller spent his first formal day on the job mingling with students on campus at lunch. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/new-university-of-akron-president-spends-his-first-day-meeting-students.
Social services are offered to Cleveland public school students. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/say-yes-cleveland-offers-support-services-at-16-schools.
Superintendent Steve Thompson expressed his disappointment that voters didn't pass levy but it will be on Nov. ballot. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/two-school-levies-rejected-by-voters-in-special-election.
Gov. DeWine's 17-point plan calls for expanding tip line program so students can report suspicious activity. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/saferohio-tip-line-part-of-dewines-plan-to-reduce-school-gun-violence.
The levy will make up for a $8 million short fall due to the loss of tax revenue in the Willoughby-Eastlake School Dist. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/willoughby-eastlake-school-levy-on-aug-6-special-election-ballot.
Tuition assistance from Say Yes To Education makes it possible for some CMSD grads to head to college this fall. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cmsd-grads-head-to-college-with-help-from-say-yes-to-education-dollars.
Benton-Carroll Salem Schools don't get funds in the nuclear plant bailout, but they won't lose the plant's tax revenue. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/energy-bill-deal-spares-davis-besse-plant-and-local-schools-for-now.
The program provides matching funds for Dolly Parton Imagination Libraries, sending free books to kids under 5. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/ohio-governors-imagination-library-gets-5-million-in-state-budget.
Ohio now has statewide, K-12 standards for social-emotional learning programs Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/ohio-expands-social-emotional-learning-standards-to-all-grade-levels.