Education Reporter, Columbus Dispatch
Education reporter, The Columbus Dispatch. email@example.com. Runner, morning person, OSU grad, breakfast enthusiast, ailurophile.
blogs.wsj.com — Fans who waited all day to visit the Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stand might have made a huge mistake. Before 11 a.m., a line stretched across Sixth Avenue and down 49th Street. Students put off work to show up, employees stepped out of the office, and whispers abounded about potential celebrity appearances.
buckeyextra.dispatch.com — Novice women rowers were given men's underwear to put over their swim gear on a club trip out of state. Novice men rowers were told to shave their heads together. In return, the new kids on the Ohio State University club crew team made up skits about the elder rowers.
dispatch.com — Like a digital sleepover game, the Twitter account encouraged Pickerington students to share a secret crush under the cover of online anonymity. And the first nine posts played along -- it was the next 2,100 that, for the most part, weren't so sweet.
dispatch.com — Westerville school administrators will have to begin paying some of their retirement costs later this year, under benefits the school board approved this week. Workers enrolled in state retirement systems must pay 10 percent of their salaries to their retirement plans under state rules now, but in Westerville the district picks up that cost for all 68 school administrators.
dispatch.com — Two nonprofit groups have been offered federal Head Start grants to serve needy preschool children in central Ohio, but not the Columbus Urban League, which had to compete to retain its grant because of past accounting problems. The league's president said it's too soon to know whether the nonprofit group has lost its $7.1 million grant.
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