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11 Southwest Ohio School Districts Earn AP Honor Roll Status

COLUMBUS — Thirty-seven of Ohio’s 614 public school districts earned a spot on the 3rd Annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to Advance Placement (AP) courses, while at the same time increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams. Eleven of those districts are in southwest Ohio

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Toledo Area Schools to be Recognized for High Performance and Advance Placement Success

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Statement Regarding School Shooting in Connecticut

(the following statement can be attributed to Acting Superintendent Michael Sawyers)


“On behalf of all the educators, parents and citizens of Ohio, I offer our deepest sympathies and prayers for everyone touched by the unspeakable horror at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Our hearts ache for you. Ohio, too, has known the horror of a recent school shooting and this senseless tragedy reminds us that we must all work together as a nation to make schools the safe places they should be.”


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State Board of Education to Meet Dec. 10 and 11

Columbus, OH – The State Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting on Dec. 10 and 11 at the Ohio School for the Deaf, 500 Morse, Columbus. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. each morning.

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Three Ohio Proposals Selected as Finalists in Federal Race to the Top Local Grant Competition

COLUMBUS – Cleveland Municipal Schools, Reynoldsburg City Schools and the Ohio Appalachian Personalized Learning Network Collaborative are among 61 school groups named as finalists in the 2012 Race to the Top-District (RttT-D) competition.

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An elementary school and four high schools will receive recognition Monday for their accomplishments.

Grove Patterson Academy Elementary School will be recognized as one of the nine schools in Ohio featured in the Failure is Not an Option report. The school was selected because it is a high performing school in a high poverty area.

The four high schools, Springfield High School, Anthony Wayne High School, Maumee High School, and Perrysburg High School will be recognized for increasing access to Advance Placement (AP) course work while at the same time increasing the percentage of students earning 3 or higher on AP exams.