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Tony Swain LRC Dedication at Glover CLC - March 19, 2019
03/22/2019
In the fall of 2005, 10-year-old Tony Anthony Swain pushed his younger sister out of the way of a vehicle speeding through a school crosswalk. While his sister was saved by his courageous efforts, sadly, Tony was killed in the collision.
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Gratitude Has No Boundaries
03/22/2019
With about 900 students, about half of whom came to this country as refugees from some 20 other nations, North High School in Akron is perhaps one of the most diverse schools in Ohio.
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Students Bring Art to Judge
03/22/2019
The newest piece of artwork in the Summit County Courthouse wasn’t painted by a famous artist — and it doesn’t depict a historic scene or a former president.
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Welcome to James Ingram Way
03/22/2019
Family and friends of the late James Ingram gathered to watch Akron city officials dedicate a street in his honor on Thursday.
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Double Teaming for the Title
03/21/2019
Buchtel freshman Chris Livingston held multiple college scholarship offers before his first high school basketball game.
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Griffs Run for State Title
03/21/2019
For those asking about how to view tonight's Buchtel game, one option is via teamline.cc (streaming audio from Akron's Jim Clark). Enter Akron City Series in the box on the front page to access this service.
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Life in America
03/21/2019
The LIfe in America Workshop Series helps new Americans gain information they need to assimilate successfully into our culture.
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Ellet Alum Among Akron Players in March Madness
03/21/2019
March Madness is back with the NCAA men’s basketball tournament underway.
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Your Weekly Video Update
03/21/2019
Your weekly video update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools. You may also enjoy the printed version you've always loved to read.
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Making Strides
03/20/2019
Akron Public Schools has seen third-grade reading scores improve across the district with 65% of third-grade students now reading at or above their grade level.
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A Leader With Vision
03/20/2019
Leadership Akron has named David W. James, Superintendent of Akron Public Schools (APS), as the recipient of this year’s Lieberth Community Vision Award.
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Griffs Play Thursday in Columbus
03/20/2019
The Buchtel Griffins are headed back to the boys basketball state tournament.
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Town Hall Includes Young Voters
03/20/2019
Today was an important day for Akron Public Schools students interested in civic and community involvement and information.
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Teacher(s) of the Year, Secondary Education
03/20/2019
Every year, Akron Public Schools honors its APS Teacher of the Year. But, there is a deliberate process we go through to select one teacher out of a couple thousand terrific educators every year.
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Glover CLC Dedication of LRC
03/19/2019
Today, Glover CLC held a dedication ceremony, naming its LRC the Tony Anthony Swain LRC.
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MBK Community Challenge
03/19/2019
In 2014, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color.
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Teacher(s) of the Year
03/19/2019
Every year, Akron Public Schools honors its APS Teacher of the Year. But, there is a deliberate process we go through to select one teacher out of a couple thousand terrific educators every year.
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Boosting Public Education in the Budget
03/19/2019
Gov. Mike DeWine released his recommendations for the state's next budget on Friday, March 15. This is just the first step in the fiscal years 2020-21 budget process, as the budget now goes to the state legislature.
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A Special Program Rolls in Year 23
03/19/2019
It’s time for our annual bowling tournament for our special students. In fact, it’s the 23rd Annual Special Education Bowling Tournament at Riviera Lanes.
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Griffs Making Another Trip to State
03/18/2019
The Buchtel Griffins are headed back to the boys basketball state tournament.
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Tallmadge Blue Devils vs Buchtel Griffins Basketball Playoff Series Highlights - March 9, 2019
03/18/2019
Tallmadge Blue Devils vs. Buchtel Griffins Basketball Playoff Series Highlights - March 9, 2019
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Tallmadge Blue Devils vs Buchtel Griffins Basketball Playoff Series - March 9, 2019
03/18/2019
The Tallmadge Blue Devils take on the Buchtel Griffins at the Canton Field House!
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