Madeline Mitchell, Enquirer

Madeline Mitchell


Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Madeline:

COVID-19 in schools: Hundreds of Ohio kids exempt from mask policies

Most Ohio children go to a school that requires masking. Some districts offer exemptions while others don't, a USA TODAY Network Ohio review finds. → Read More

What does Cincinnati need in a new school superintendent? CPS board wants your take

Cincinnati Public Schools is searching for a permanent superintendent, and the board would like to hear opinions and insights from the community. → Read More

Ohio K-12 report cards: Test scores, enrollment and attendance plummet in wake of pandemic

The Ohio Department of Education released report card data for the 2020-2021 school year on Thursday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, letter grades were not provided. → Read More

'A step in the right direction.' How UC's 1819 Hub generated 'Roomba' for coastal waterways

Recent Xavier graduate Michael Arens launched a startup, Clean Earth Rovers, through UC's 1819 Innovation Hub. → Read More

CPS first district in Ohio to implement staff vaccine mandate, 87% vaccination rate

Cincinnati Public Schools is the first district in the state to successfully implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for staff. → Read More

A day of reflection: Miami Tribe suffered loss 'measured well beyond' removal, chief says

Miami University hosted A Day of Reflection commemorating 175 years since the native Myaamia people were forcibly removed from their homeland. → Read More

Are school COVID-19 quarantines enforced? Health, education officials say they can't do it

Schools, local health departments and the state are relying on individuals to do the right thing and stay home if they're sick. → Read More

COVID-19: Hospitals' vaccine policies go into effect, but they're mum on mandates' impact

UC Health, Christ Hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Healthcare initially set Oct. 1 vaccine deadlines. → Read More

Shortages of substitute teachers, bus drivers 'hurting a lot of districts right now'

Between bus driver and teacher shortages, school workers are having to juggle an abundance of tasks they’ve not necessarily been hired to perform. → Read More

Sheriff: Oak Hills teacher arrested at school, accused of possessing child pornography

Alan Greeb, 47, was arrested at Delhi Middle School Wednesday without incident, officials said. → Read More

New Kentucky school report cards give little insight on COVID-19 pandemic's impact

In Northern Kentucky, nine of 14 school districts saw slight to significant drops in graduation rates since the 2019-2020 school year. → Read More

The difference between COVID-19 tests, and which one you should take

Here's what you need to know about COVID-19 testing. Which test you need depends on where you're going, who's asking for the result and timing. → Read More

'Test & Stay' pilot program to end school quarantines begins Tuesday at Mason High School

Mason City Schools is launching Ohio's Test & Stay pilot program, designed to keep healthy students in school, on Tuesday. → Read More

'The Office' star Brian Baumgartner urges Miami U students to get COVID-19 vaccine. Who's next?

Brian Baumgartner, who plays Kevin on the popular TV series "The Office," sent a video message to Miami University students on Monday. → Read More

COVID-19: CPS drafting policy requiring students to be vaccinated

The district's policy and equity committee will meet Friday morning to take a look at an early draft of the policy. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

'No time to do much else.' School leaders overwhelmed by contact tracing needs

Contact tracing can feel like a full-time job, school leaders say. It takes away from time they would usually spend, well, running schools. → Read More

COVID-19: What workers, students face as vaccine mandates take hold around Cincinnati

Employers and schools across the region are starting to enforce COVID-19 vaccine requirements. What does that mean for workers, university students? → Read More

Beechwood, Fort Thomas schools ranked top two best school districts in Kentucky

Beechwood Independent Schools and Fort Thomas Independent Schools ranked first and second in the state in this year's list. → Read More

Indian Hill, Sycamore, Mason schools ranked in top 10 best Ohio districts by Niche

Indian Hill Exempted Village School District and Sycamore Community School District both ranked in Niche's top five Ohio school districts this year. → Read More

Miami, NKU, Cincinnati State, Gateway partner to eliminate equity gap in higher education

Local colleges and universities have joined "Moon Shot for Equity," a national initiative to close equity gaps in higher education by 2030. → Read More