The Ohio Department of Education will be hosting four Community Connectors kick-off events the week of Dec. 8 to provide information about the mentorship program and the grant application process.
Plain Local School District and Frazer Elementary School teacher Jessica Tsoufiou was announced as the winner of the 2014 Milken Educator Award during an assembly at her school on Tuesday morning.
Community organizations, faith-based groups and businesses are being asked to partner together to encourage mentorship in Ohio’s schools and help give more students access to role models who can help motivate and inspire them.
Nearly 96 percent of last year’s eligible third-graders met Ohio’s new reading criteria for promotion to the fourth grade, according to data submitted and reviewed by Ohio’s school districts.
African-American, Hispanic High School Students Help
Lead Continued State Growth in College-Level Work
For the second year in a row, an increase in the number of Ohio students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams is surpassing that of the nation as a whole, with African-American and Hispanic students showing especially strong growth.