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10/15/2014

Update on new assessments for American history and American government

This year’s sophomores, juniors and seniors (classes of 2015-2017) are held to the Ohio Graduation Tests for graduation. However, any of these students taking American history or American government also must take the new state end-of-course tests due to state law that requires the instruction and assessment of the historic documents in American history and American government.

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10/15/2014

Learn about career certificate International Baccalaureate programs

Education leaders are invited to learn about the International Baccalaureate Career Certificate Program (IBCC) at a half-day session on Oct. 29 to be held at the educational service center in Independence (Cleveland area). Specialists from the International Baccalaureate Organization will describe the advantages of the program, which is for prekindergarten through high school students.

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10/15/2014

Nominations for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching now open

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are the nation's highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. The program recognizes teachers for their contributions to instruction and learning, as well as their abilities to help students make progress in mathematics and science.

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10/15/2014

October is National Farm to School Month

Ohio's Farm to School program provides youth, preK through college, with access to nutritious food, while supporting local farmers and communities.

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10/6/2014

Deadlines and dates

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

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10/6/2014

Guidance on PARCC/AIR Session Times Now Available

The Ohio Department of Education assessment staff has posted guidance on session times for this year’s administration of Ohio’s State Tests. These are the PARCC tests in mathematics and English language arts and the science and social studies tests developed for Ohio by AIR. Click here for details.

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10/6/2014

Oct. 10 is survey deadline for choosing state test methods

As your district plans for new state tests this year, you can select to administer new math, English language arts, science and social studies tests through several methods – online, paper and pencil, or a combination of the two. Surveys of students after the spring 2014 field testing of these assessments showed that many students liked the computer-based test delivery system. But these options provide you maximum choice as you make the transition this year. Your testing coordinator received a request to complete surveys about the delivery type and quantities needed for the tests. The response to the surveys will help the department in its planning with Pearson and AIR. Please support your testing coordinator in meeting the Oct. 10 deadline.

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