education http://wvxu.org en Studying Life in the Colonies http://wvxu.org/post/studying-life-colonies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28602 at http://wvxu.org Studying Life in the Colonies Cincinnati School Board and teachers reach tentative agreement http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-school-board-and-teachers-reach-tentative-agreement <p>Cincinnati Public School teachers will get their first across-the-board raise in six years, if they okay a new 3-year contract hammered out by negotiating teams for the Cincinnati Board of Education and the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers.</p><p>The District says the proposed 4 percent salary increase, retroactive to January 1, 2014 and a 2 percent increase for 2015, contingent on stable local funding, will make it easier to recruit and retain highly qualified teachers.</p><p>Other provisions of the proposed contract include:</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 18:21:34 +0000 Ann Thompson 26768 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati School Board and teachers reach tentative agreement SCPA Celebrates its 40th http://wvxu.org/post/scpa-celebrates-its-40th <p>Founded in 1973, <a href="http://www.scpak12.org/" target="_blank">The School for Creative and Performing Arts </a>provides students with top-notch academic instruction along with pre-professional training in the arts. More high-profile alumni include Sarah Jessica Parker, Carmen Electra, Drew and Nick Lachey. But SCPA graduates perform on TV, Broadway, and in movies, work as producers, editors and make-up artists, and find success in more “traditional” fields, as teachers, accountants, marketers and the like. <a href="http://www.scpafriends.org/" target="_blank">The School for Creative and Performing Arts</a> Principal, Steven Brokamp, and Artistic Director Dr. Isadore Rudnick join us to discuss the school and its history, as it prepares to<a href="http://www.scpak12.org/helpful_links/news/05_celebration_40_-_scpas_40th_anniversary_celebration" target="_blank"> celebrate its 40<sup>th</sup> anniversary</a>. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 25886 at http://wvxu.org SCPA Celebrates its 40th Exploring Summer Camps for Kids http://wvxu.org/post/exploring-summer-camps-kids <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Science camps, sports camps, history camps, etiquette camps, and good old-fashioned get-outside-and-play camps, there are hundreds of local day and overnight programs available for kids this summer.<a href="http://www.4cforchildren.org/" target="_blank"> 4C for Children</a> Education and Outreach Coordinator Shelly Nelson, JB Woodruff, co-founder of <a href="http://campfinder.co/" target="_blank">CampFinder.co</a>, and psychologist <a href="http://stephengraywallace.com" target="_blank">Stephen Gray Wallace</a>, director of the Center for A Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 25136 at http://wvxu.org Exploring Summer Camps for Kids Zoo Educator Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow http://wvxu.org/post/zoo-educator-named-national-geographic-grosvenor-fellow <p></p><p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 25134 at http://wvxu.org Zoo Educator Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow