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9:34 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Ohio Lawmakers Offer Suicide Prevention Proposal

A bill is being proposed in Ohio that would require community colleges and universities to have suicide prevention programs on and off campus. 

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7:13 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Board Of Regents Hears Pitch For More, Earlier, Career-Tech Training Programs

In his State of the State speech tonight at Medina High School, Governor John Kasich is expected to push for more career-tech education at younger ages.

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12:18 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Report: More College Freshmen Need Developmental Courses

A report by the Ohio Board of Regents shows more than one-third of 2012 high school graduates entering Ohio colleges for the first time required developmental classes in English or mathematics to get up to speed.

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6:46 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Proposal Would Block Immigrant Students From Paying In-State College Tuition

Two Republican state lawmakers are proposing a measure overturning a recent decision by the Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor allowing young immigrants with temporary legal status to pay in-state tuition rates at public colleges.

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6:54 am
Fri August 9, 2013

OSU Smoking Ban To Take Effect This Month - Sort Of

An Ohio State University spokesperson says the campus-wide tobacco ban will begin when classes resume on August 21st - but officials are still fine-tuning the ban and figuring out what the penalties for consuming a legal product on public land will be.

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7:03 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Immigrants May Get In-State Tuition Rates

The Ohio Board of Regents says college-age immigrants participating in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible for in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities.

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7:27 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Fingerhut Named President Of Hillel

Former Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric Fingerhut has been named President and CEO of Hillel International, a worldwide Jewish student organization.

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12:53 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Indiana School Offers In-State Tuition For Ohio Students

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne says it's now offering in-state tuition to students from six western Ohio counties.

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7:06 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Retiring Jim Petro reflects on 29 years of service

After a 29 year career in Ohio government and politics, Jim Petro will retire on February 1st as Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents. Looking back on his long career, Petro tells statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen he is proud of helping bring the two bureaucracies that deal with schools and higher education closer together.

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7:16 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Petro To Retire

Ohio Board of Regents Chanellor Jim Petro says he will retire in February.

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7:15 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Website Designed To Help Prosepective College Students

The Ohio Board of Regents has launched a website to help prospective college students and returning workers find the ideal institutions and careers.

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