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August 2012 Articles


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August 27, 2012 Issue

  • FAQ for Local Report Card release delay
  • Third Grade Reading Guarantee guidance
  • Other new legistlative requirements
  • Sample science and social studies test questions temporarily offline
  • Update OEDS information now to stay informed
  • Electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES) opens Sept. 4
  • Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES) available
  • Schools may apply for grants to defray travel costs to Statehouse
  • Remember requirement to observe Constitution Day on Sept. 17
  • Anti-HIB professional development day is Sept. 24

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August 20, 2012 Issue

  • Sample online testing questions
  • USDOE RttT District Competition application process announced – first deadline Aug. 30
  • Law addresses changes to Body Mass Index waiver requirements
  • Federal policy on immigration may prompt increased requests for school records
  • Seminar offered for families with blind or visually impaired children
  • Professional learning series focuses on Moving Standards into Instruction
  • ODE seeking participants in Performance Assessment Pilot

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August 14, 2012 Issue

  • ODE offers communication toolkit for principals on new Ohio learning standards
  • Ohio Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems (eTPES) goes live Sept. 4
  • Commerce Department aims to connect schools with unclaimed funds
  • Free tuition for an online AP course available for eligible students
  • Advanced Placement mentors needed!
  • ODE e-Reader Center growing fast

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August 6, 2012 Issue

  • Third Grade Reading Guarantee resources
  • Model OTES Board Policy available
  • Free Aug. 16 webinar - What is Human Trafficking?

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