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State Board of Education to Meet Oct. 8 and 9

Release date: 10/5/2012

Topics to be discussed include the Auditor of State’s Interim Report on Student Attendance Data and the Accountability System and Ohio’s Early Learning Standards. The State Board also will recognize the 2013 Ohio Teacher of the Year, Carole Morbitzer and the four other finalists for the award.

The full schedule, voting agenda and meeting materials can be found here.

The State Board of Education has set education policy and directed the planning and evaluative functions of Ohio’s public schools, as well as appointed and evaluated the superintendent of public instruction since 1956. The vision of the State Board is for all students to graduate well prepared for success. The State Board is made up of 19 members, including 11 elected and eight appointed members. The chairs of the education committees of the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate serve as ex officio members.