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July 1, 2019 Articles

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7/1/2019

Data appeal window open for Dropout Prevention and Recovery Assessment data

From Tuesday, July 9, through Tuesday, July 16, superintendents of dropout prevention and recovery schools should review MAP assessment data reported in EMIS. If results are incorrect due to inaccurately reported MAP data, superintendents should submit appeals by the July 16 deadline, as described here, using the “2019 Data Appeal for DORP Assessments” form via the OH|ID portal.

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7/1/2019

Plan now to attend gifted education regional meetings

Mark your calendar to attend upcoming Welcome Back to School Gifted Education Regional Meetings. District administrators responsible for gifted education programs will learn about gifted education guidance the Department offers and hear updates from Department representatives.

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7/1/2019

Handwriting guidelines now available

To address the instruction of manuscript and cursive writing in Ohio’s schools, the Ohio Legislature passed House Bill 58, which became effective on July 1, 2019. This legislation required the Ohio Department of Education to provide information on the development of handwriting and include supplemental instructional materials in the English Language Arts Model Curriculum.

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7/1/2019

Deadlines and Dates

Approaching deadlines or important dates mentioned in earlier editions of EdConnection.

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