Ohio schools that demonstrate environmentally conscious practices are encouraged to apply to represent the state in the 2013-2014 U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Green Ribbon Schools competition. Interested schools must apply no later than Nov.15.
The State Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 9 and 10 at the Ohio Department of Education, 25 S. Front Street, Columbus.
The Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band, the only blind marching band in the world, will perform at several events this fall, including the Sept. 21 Ohio State football game against Florida A&M.
Approximately 1,700 kindergarten students applied for the Educational Choice Scholarship Program, or EdChoice Scholarship under an expansion to the program passed as part of the FY 2014-2015 budget.
Language included in the new state budget guarantees that first-time GED® test takers will not have to pay any additional money when costs for the new computer-based version triple in 2014.
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