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State Board of Education to Meet June 10 and 11 at Ohio Department of Education

Release date: 6/7/2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. on June 10 and June 11, at the Department of Education, 25 S. Front Street, Columbus.

The first day of the two-day meeting will be highlighted by a presentation and discussion on the Third Grade Reading Guarantee in front of the full board at approximately 2 p.m. Capacity, Urban Education and Achievement committees will meet in the morning.

On Tuesday morning, there will be a full board presentation regarding HB 555, recognition of Ohio Schools to Watch, the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Milken Educator. The afternoon session will feature a Full Throttle STEM presentation.

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.

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