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The Ohio Department of Education plans to update Ohio’s Learning Standards in science, social studies and financial literacy in the next year and is giving Buckeye state residents a chance to have a say. Now through Jan. 9, all Ohioans can submit comments and suggestions about the standards through an online survey.
The State Board of Education of Ohio today recognized one district and five schools with the All A Award for earning straight A’s on their 2015-2016 Ohio School Report Cards. In addition, 54 districts and 169 schools received the Momentum Award for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year.
Ohio is recognizing four schools today for maintaining high academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged circumstances that can make learning difficult.
Ohio is facing a major opioid overdose crisis. And as many Ohio families fight opioid abuse, the impact cascades into the learning environments in Ohio schools. Today, the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio STEM Learning Network are announcing a program to help schools better prepare for this crisis.
As part of ongoing efforts to increase accountability and quality in Ohio’s community school system, the Ohio Department of Education today released the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 sponsor evaluations. Ohio law requires the evaluations to be released between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15.