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11/10/2015

School Counselor Standards adopted; evaluation framework on horizon

The State Board of Education has approved the adoption of Ohio Standards for School Counselors. The Educator Standards Board and the department led the development of these standards this year per state law that also requires the State Board to adopt a standards-based framework for evaluating school counselors by May 31, 2016. By Sept. 30, 2016, each school district board of education must adopt a school counselor evaluation policy in accordance with the framework and state law.

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11/10/2015

High school juniors and seniors soon may have more options to earn high school diplomas

Students in the classes of 2016 and 2017 may be able to use new graduation options to meet testing requirements. The State Board of Education expects to adopt the new rules at its December 2015 board meeting, which then will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. The proposed new testing options are available here. Email questions to gradrequirements@education.ohio.gov.

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11/10/2015

Patton College of Education sponsors video contest on teaching

The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University is sponsoring a Why I Teach! video contest. The competition is open to all P-12 educators in the public education system. Teachers are encouraged to create a short video about why they are passionate about teaching. The entry deadline is Jan. 19, 2016.

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11/10/2015

World Book series now offers new interfaces and more support for students and teachers

World Book Kids, World Book Student, and World Book Advanced have new interfaces this year that include more photographs, more educational videos, and more access to informational text on current events. World Book is available at no charge to all schools in Ohio through INFOhio, Ohio's PreK-12 digital library.

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11/10/2015

Deadlines and dates

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

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11/2/2015

State Test Updates for 2015-2016

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11/2/2015

Reminder – Notify the department your plans for administering 2015-2016 Ohio’s State Tests

Ohio districts and schools may choose how they will implement Ohio’s State Tests for the 2015-2016 school year. Districts may administer the tests on computer, in paper format or a combination of both. So that the appropriate number of tests are available for your students, please be sure the district test coordinator lets the department know by Nov. 6 your plans to use online and paper tests for the spring 2016 test administration.

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