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Recent articles by Madeline:

'I have no intentions of resigning.' Lakota school board meets tonight after member censured

Monday marks the first Lakota Local Schools board of education meeting since member Darbi Boddy was asked to resign. → Read More

Turpin Diversity Day decision 'unlawful'? Suit filed against Forest Hills school board

The lawsuit states the board failed to provide proper notice for special meetings over the last two years, which could invalidate decisions made at those meetings. → Read More

Lakota school board member walks through schools unannounced, ignores security policies

Lakota school board member Darbi Boddy entered two school buildings yesterday without an escort, "blatantly disregarding" policy, the district said. → Read More

'Our kids have to grow up in this culture.' Forest Hills postpones Diversity Day again

The Forest Hills School District board of education voted to ban Turpin High School's Diversity Day from occurring during school hours. → Read More

Text messages show school board's reaction to president appearing in child sex sting video

Text messages obtained by The Enquirer through an Ohio Open Records Request show board members' reactions to the video before and after Gray's resignation. → Read More

'I'm not going to apologize.' Lakota school board member speaks after request for resignation

"A light needs to be shined on this material," Darbi Boddy said in her latest Facebook post. She has not responded to a request for her resignation. → Read More

'This is how you're going to change the world': Using Holocaust education to end bullying

The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center is more than a museum. It's part of the solution to bullying and promotes strong leadership. → Read More

After 'typo' linking to porn, Lakota school board censures its own member

The board of education held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss "social media usage" by the new board member. → Read More

Incoming CPS superintendent announces 100-day plan, encourages input from community

Cincinnati schools released a preview of new superintendent Iranetta Wright's 100-day plan on Tuesday, including eight public meetings. → Read More

Cincinnati's school board voted to condemn Ohio House Bill 616. Is Mason schools next?

Students at Mason High School are calling on their school board to "take a stand" against the controversial House Bill 616. → Read More

'The honor of a lifetime.' Interim CPS superintendent named CEO for Cincinnati Works

Tianay Amat, who has served as Cincinnati Public Schools' interim superintendent for the past year, was named CEO of Cincinnati Works on Monday. → Read More

Diversity day is back on at Turpin High School after controversial postponement

Turpin High School's annual diversity day is now scheduled for May 18, officials announced Monday. → Read More

UC lifts COVID-19 vaccine requirement, joins small list of U.S. colleges ending mandates

Beginning this summer, students, faculty and staff at the University of Cincinnati will no longer be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Does social and emotional learning help kids? Yes, but experts say schools must be careful

Many schools say they use social and emotional learning practices to help struggling students. But what does that mean? And does it work? → Read More

'Devastating.' Hebrew Union College closes 147-year residential rabbinical program in Cincinnati

The school's board of governors voted to close Cincinnati's residential rabbinical program and focus on its coastal campuses. → Read More

Miami University provost resigns as faculty moves toward unionizing

Miami University Provost Jason Osborne announced Monday that he is resigning. His last day as provost will be June 30, 2022. → Read More

'We don't even get a say in this.' LGBTQ students from Ohio weigh in on House Bill 616

Things have improved for gay students in recent years, but one says "there's still a long way to go." → Read More

Rally planned in support of Cincinnati's Hebrew Union College as board votes this weekend

A rally will be held outside of Hebrew Union College Thursday in opposition to a proposed phase-out of the city's residential rabbinical school. → Read More

House Bill 616 targets 'Ohio's most vulnerable students,' opponents say

Local activists and educators are responding to the introduction of the proposal, dubbed the "Don't Say Gay" bill by opponents. → Read More

Hebrew Union College's Cincinnati leadership does not back ending ordinations here

The dean of Cincinnati's Hebrew Union College campus was not listed as a supporter to the institution's newest recommendation. → Read More