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

Release date: 2/6/2014

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

At the meeting Monday afternoon, representatives from three school districts will share with board members practices and strategies their districts are utilizing for implementation of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.

The State Board business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The full schedule, voting agenda and meeting materials are posted 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.