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All-Ohio U.S. Armed Forces Career Commitment Celebration Honors Ohio Students for Answering the Call to Military Service

The Ohio Department of Education this week recognized Ohio students for their commitment to military service with the Annual All-Ohio United States Armed Forces Career Commitment Celebration.
In a new video, State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria and Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst, director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, join Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to recognize and congratulate students who have committed to military service, including active duty, Reserve and National Guard. 

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New public service announcement unveiled for PK-12 Schools:  “The Future Depends on Teachers”

The Ohio Department of Education, in partnership with TEACH, is excited to announce “The Future Depends on Teachers,” a new public service announcement campaign for PK-12 schools, airing in time for Teacher Appreciation Week. It celebrates the role teachers play in shaping the future and invites people to explore teaching at a time when teachers are needed more than ever.

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First Round of FAFSA 21 Funding Announced

Funding awards totaling nearly $1 million have been announced as part of a state initiative to increase the number of students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

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Ohio Department of Education Announces RemotEDx Subgrant Awardees for Nonprofit and Community-Based Student Learning and Remote Education Partners

As part of its RemotEDx initiative, the Ohio Department of Education recently awarded subgrants to nonprofit and community-based organizations partnering with schools to help improve remote caring, teaching and learning opportunities for Ohio’s most underserved students.

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Ohio Schools to Receive COVID-19 Test Kits

The Ohio Department of Education in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Educational Service Center Association today announced plans to provide an estimated 200,000 Abbott BinaxNOW Home Tests to Ohio public and private schools as another means of providing a safe learning environment for students, in addition to staff vaccinations and continued adherence to safety protocols like surface cleaning and facial coverings.

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