State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria is helping two Central Ohio schools kick-off the school year in two events.
The Ohio Department of Education is actively engaging with stakeholders, school leaders, teachers and parents as the department works to develop the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan.
With the unanimous support of the State Board of Education, Paolo DeMaria begins today as Ohio’s 38th superintendent of public instruction.
A total of 23 grants representing 90 schools were recommended for $14.8 million in funding by the Straight A Fund Governing Board.
One hundred eight community partnerships will share $9.4 million to mentor approximately 40,000 Ohio students in the latest round of grants in the Community Connectors school mentorship program. Since July 2015, 216 community partnerships have been awarded $19.2 million for programs that give more Ohio students access to role models who can motivate and inspire them and help them develop skills that lead to success in school and the workplace.