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October 2012 Articles


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October 29, 2012 Issue

  • Accepting grant applications for Early Literacy and Reading Readiness
  • Statewide Education Conference
  • Student Growth Measure updates available
  • There’s still time to submit 2012-2013 Green Ribbon Schools application – deadline Nov.15
  • Spring 2013 Ohio K-3 Diagnostics Field Test Opportunity
  • ODE’s efforts spotlighted in national social media guidebook
  • Resident Educator program registration deadline is Nov. 15
  • Seminar series gives teachers opportunity to learn about East Asia
  • Physical education evaluation training workshops added in November and December

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October 22, 2012 Issue

  • “What is” and “what could be” in classroom technology
  • Educator toolkit will help in sending substance abuse prevention messages
  • ODE offers several opportunities for stakeholder comment on proposed community schools sponsor rule changes
  • Civil Rights Data Collection submissions due by Dec. 7
  • October is Literacy information Month
  • Register now for Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT) workshop

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October 15, 2012 Issue

  • Ohio teacher of the Year award
  • Body Mass Index waivers no longer required
  • ODE needs your help offering upgraded Web-format newsletter to teachers
  • Community Service Learning can enhance Ohio’s New Learning Standards
  • Earth Science Week Focuses on Geoscience Professions
  • Christopher Columbus Awards program allows students to solve community problems

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October 9, 2012 Issue

  • My Voice National Student Mock Election
  • Application period open for Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship
  • Process begins for sponsors wishing to open new eschools for next school year
  • Public comment sought on Positive Behavior Interventions and Support, Restraint and Seclusion
  • Special announcement to Race to the Top – District (RttT-D) grant applicants
  • Celebrate for Red Ribbon Week – Oct. 23-31
  • ODE recognized for parent involvement efforts
  • Free Webinar, Oct. 18 - What is Human Trafficking?
  • Workshop scheduled for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Environment
  • School Health Index Workshop is Oct. 24

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October 1, 2012 Issue

  • Annual Statewide Educators’ Conference
  • Alternative Compensation Model RFP released
  • Discounted Registration for November School Improvement Institute expires on Oct. 15
  • Nominees sought for National Excellence in Urban Education Program
  • Oct. 18 meeting seeks input from Arts educators
  • Ohio Parent Forum is Oct. 13 in Toledo

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