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The 13 th Annual Queen City Classic Chess Tournament takes place today and tomorrow. Presented by Cris Collinsworth Proscan Fund and sponsored by The Cincinnati Bengals , the Queen City Classic attracts hundreds of young chess players to Paul Brown Stadium for two days of fun, competition, and opportunities to learn from grand masters of the game. The Pomeranz family started the Queen City Classic in 2002. Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund Executive Director Maggie Fennell and Cody Pomeranz discuss the tournament, and efforts to teach local students the game of chess .

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The national Coalition for Community Schools is holding its National Forum in Cincinnati next month. Cincinnati Public Schools Board President Eve Bolton says the city was chosen because of the success of the district's community learning centers. "When all these folks come here and they see what we're doing - and they're coming because they know what we do - what we will really be celebrating is not only our children and staff and our schools but we'll be celebrating a community - a city -...

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Feb 12, 2014

Studies show a quality education is critical to a child’s early development and continued success throughout life. KnowledgeWorks President and CEO Judy Peppler, Harold Brown, president of EDWorks , and Greg Landsman , e xecutive director of The Strive Partnership , talk about working to provide every student with a meaningful learning experience, from preschool through college.

If the US is to remain competitive in a rapidly changing global economy, bolstering the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is essential, and STEM education plays a critical role in our country’s future. Partnership for Innovation in Education (PIE) promotes STEM education through experimental, digital, project-based and blended learning methods and hands-on applications. Mary Welsh Schlueter, founder and CEO of Partnership for Innovation in Education, Andrew...

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Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky named a new president last year. David A. Armstrong took office on July 1, he’s the 14 th president of the small, Catholic liberal arts college. He talks with us about Thomas More, and what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure at the school.

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The radio documentary, The Long Game: Texas' Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom , explores the intense, long-term fight over what children should be taught in the Lone Star State’s public schools. Producer Trey Kay talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about his nearly-two years working on the documentary , which airs next Tuesday, November 26, at 2:00 PM on WVXU.

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Tuesday, November 26 at 2:00 pm For more than a half a century, citizens of the Lone Star State have had intense, emotional battles over what children should and shouldn’t be taught in public school classrooms. While there have been fights over just about every academic subject, debates over history, evolution, God and country generate the most heat. In many ways, Texans are stuck. Some believe teachers should lay out relevant facts before students and have them draw their own conclusions....

Many colleges and universities have embraced online learning and now offer a variety of courses students can take without ever entering a classroom. Now some universities are offering free online classes, called MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses. Miami University Assistant Provost, Global Initiatives, Cheryl Young, Associate Dean of On-line Education at the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business -Distance Learning, Dr. B. J. Zirger, and UC Vice President for Information...

Northern Kentucky University and Gateway Community and Technical College recently announced a partnership called Gateway2NKU that will provide students an efficient and more affordable path to earning a bachelors degree. Northern Kentucky University Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, J. Patrick Moynahan, and Mike Rosenberg Director of Transfer Services at Gateway Community & Technical College, explain the new program.

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Gateway Community College and Northern Kentucky University are partnering to make it easier for Gateway students to pursue four-year degrees at NKU. Students can choose from 25 career paths and take up to four NKU classes at Gateway prices. All of their credits will transfer as well. NKU President Geoffrey Mearns says the partnership will offer better service to all students, more efficient and effective use of resources and enhance opportunities for students to pursue their goals....

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Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m. From American RadioWorks : Researchers have long known the best way to learn is with a personal tutor. But tutoring is expensive. Providing the benefits of tutoring to everyone hasn't been possible. Now, experts say technology creates new ways for schools to customize education for each student. This program documents the rise of so-called "personalized learning." It takes listeners to schools that are reinventing their approach to education, and explores...

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A popular country music band based in Lawrenceburg, Indiana is on board to help deliver an anti-bullying message nationwide. Jetset Getset's song "Stronger," has been selected as part of PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center campaign to be used as part of a school education program. Here are some of the lyrics: "Sometimes the world comes crashing down around you. You want to hang your head and cry. Sometimes you feel you're not much to look at. But there is more to you than meets the...

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