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1/15/2020

Ohio Department of Education Awards Schools for Commitment to Military Families

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today announced that 94 schools across Ohio will receive the coveted Purple Star Award this school year. The Purple Star designation recognizes schools that demonstrate a major commitment to serving students and families connected to the United States armed forces.

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12/16/2019

Ohio Department of Education and Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation Announce Innovative Workforce Incentive Program

Columbus, OHIO - The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and the Ohio Department of Education today announced the list of industry-recognized credentials eligible for $34 million under the new Innovative Workforce Incentive Program. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio General Assembly developed the program to create more opportunities for students to earn in-demand, industry-recognized credentials.
 

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12/9/2019

State Board of Education and Superintendent Announce Annual Ohio School Performance Awards

The State Board of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today recognized 63 districts, 436 schools and 12 Career-Technical Planning Districts for achieving high performance, outstanding progress and momentum for students across Ohio.

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10/28/2019

$3 Million in Grant Funds to Support More College Credit Plus Teachers

The Ohio Department of Education together with the Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced the release of $3 million in grant funding to help high school teachers obtain qualifications to teach college courses in high school as part of the College Credit Plus Program. The funding was allocated in the biennium budget, HB 166.

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10/15/2019

Ohio Department of Education Awarded Total of $43 Million Focused on Literacy Improvements

The Ohio Department of Education today announced it has been awarded two competitive grants by the U.S. Department of Education — for a combined total of $43,200,000. These grants focus on improving student literacy from birth through grade 12.

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