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State Board of Education Graduation Committee to Meet

Release date: 7/19/2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State Board of Education Graduation Committee will meet three times during the next six weeks to review and revise Ohio high school graduation requirements.

The Graduation Committee has been charged to work collaboratively with department of education staff and stakeholders to craft a comprehensive proposal to revise Ohio’s high school graduation requirements so that Ohio students ultimately will be better prepared for success now and in the future.

The committee will meet at the Ohio Department of Education, 25 S. Front Street, Columbus, on

  • July 23, 2013, from 1-3 p.m.
  • August 13, 2013, from 2-4 p.m.
  • August 28, 2013, from 1-3 p.m.

Members of the committee include State Board members C. Todd Jones, Chair; Tom Gunlock; Darryl Mehaffie; Debe Terhar; Angela Thi Bennett; Jeffrey Mims and Tess Elshoff. Ex-Officio members include Senator Peggy Lehner and Representative Gerald Stebelton. Representatives from education stakeholder groups, including the OEA and OFT, also will provide input.