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In a unanimous vote today by the State Board of Education of Ohio, Paolo DeMaria was selected as the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction to lead the Ohio Department of Education.
Ohio is recognizing 29 schools today for maintaining high academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged circumstances that can make learning difficult.
An Ohio school is among 47 schools, 15 districts and 11 postsecondary institutions nationally honored for their exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective environmental education, including civics and green career pathways.
A total of 78 adults now have high school diplomas thanks to Ohio’s new Adult Diploma Program. Several participants in the program’s pilot year were recognized today by the members of the State Board of Education of Ohio.
Ohio continues to raise the bar for student achievement, and even with higher expectations, 94.1 percent of the state’s eligible third graders met or exceeded the promotion score in reading to move to the fourth grade.