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Oct. 16, 2017 Articles

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10/16/2017

Addressing bullying – what parents want to know

Parents of bullying victims often will ask teachers and principals what they can do to support their children. To help with these requests, this new webpage encourages parents to get informed about local anti-bullying policies, to ask their children’s schools about a Student Action Plan and to review tips on talking to their young children or teenagers.

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10/16/2017

Value-added professional learning sessions underway

Register now for a professional learning session to prepare for the release of value-added reports. These sessions are designed to strengthen competency in accessing, navigating, interpreting and making diagnostic use of the various SAS® EVAAS® reports.

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10/16/2017

Submission deadline for 1 percent alternate assessment justification forms extended

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each district or community school to submit a justification when it anticipates testing more than 1 percent of students using the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD). The Office for Exceptional Children expects to open the submission forms next week. Please note that the deadline for submitting the justification form has been extended to Dec. 1, 2017.

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10/16/2017

Start Talking!

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. What should parents tell kids about bullying?

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10/16/2017

New! Updated value-added courses build understanding

These updated value-added online courses are designed to improve basic understanding of Ohio’s value-added calculation. Access these courses and more free, value-added resources on the Battelle for Kids’ Ohio Portal. Need help logging in? Contact the Battelle for Kids Support Center. Email Joanne Marte for more information.

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