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COVENTRY TWP. Open enrollment continues to be a controversial issue within the Coventry Local School district. During the April 29 Financial Planning and Supervision Commission meeting, teachers and residents spoke out on either side of the issue. This year, Coventry has 812 students open enrolled. That is down from 835 last year. Commission chairperson Kim Richard said the commission has received numerous emails in regards to open enrollment prior to the...

Posted May 3, 2016 at 4:30 PM

NEW FRANKLIN  Voters in the Manchester Local School District will be asked again to vote on a 36-year, 8.3 mill bond issue that would go toward building two new schools and renovating a third. By a unanimous vote at the April 26...

Posted May 3, 2016 at 7:00 AM

JACKSON TWP.  Kent State at Stark assistant economics professor Deepraj Mukherjee has received a grant from the College of Business at Kent State to support his research titled, "Location Strategies of Emerging Country...

Posted May 2, 2016 at 2:50 PM

NORTH CANTON  Walsh University celebrated its plans for a new academy building with a groundbreaking ceremony April 22. The warm rain that was falling during the ceremony did little to dampen the excitement surrounding the...

Posted Apr 29, 2016 at 7:24 AM

COVENTRY TWP. Coventry Schools will make $478,460 in reductions for the upcoming school year. During the April 19 Board of Education meeting, Coventry Superintendent Russell Chaboudy outlined the cuts. He...

Posted Mar 29, 2016 at 4:36 PM

“Once a Bear, Always a Bear” is the motto for the Jackson High School Alumni Association, which was established in 1998.

Posted Mar 28, 2016 at 10:23 PM

Students in the Network and Computer Technology class at Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) are learning a different kind of foreign language – the language of computers.

Posted Mar 28, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Stark State College recently unveiled its new Gateway Center, a one-stop shop for admissions.

Posted Mar 25, 2016 at 10:43 AM

Nolley second-graders posed as historical figures when they hosted their 20th annual wax museum event.

Posted Mar 23, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Forty classes over five hours during one day. The North Canton Public Library held a How-to Festival on March 5 offering a host of educational experiences to those interested in spending the day learning. 

Updated Mar 22, 2016 at 5:50 PM

The Stark County Area Math Tournament saw its highest number of participants this year with more than 750 students from 19 school districts.

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