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Ohio Department of Education Press Releases

Applications Now Being Accepted for Private School Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships that help students from underperforming public schools or those with special needs attend participating private schools or providers.

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Ohio Department of Education Announces Summer Food Service Program Plans

With the help of 201 sponsoring agencies and 1,781 feeding sites, more than 50,000 Ohio children received free daily meals last year through the Summer Food Service Program.

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Number of Ohio College Students Requiring Remedial Coursework Continues to Drop

The percentage of high school graduates requiring developmental coursework as they enter an Ohio public college or university dropped significantly in 2015.


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Department of Education Establishes Final Community School Sponsor Evaluation Framework

With input from the public and an impartial panel of experts, the Ohio Department of Education today issued the final framework for Ohio’s new system of evaluating community school sponsors.

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$10 Million in Grant Funds Awarded to Help Educators Earn Credentials to Teach College Credit Plus Courses

High school teachers across Ohio will be able to obtain the qualifications needed to teach college courses in high school thanks to $10 million in grant funding allocated by the Ohio General Assembly as part of the Straight A Fund.

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