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Departments of Higher Education, Education Collaborate on New Initiative to Increase FAFSA Completion

A new statewide initiative aims to improve the number of students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

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Ohio's Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Lt. Governor Husted and Superintendent of Public Instruction DeMaria Honor Contributions of Business Advisory Councils to Ohio’s Students

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State Board of Education Passes Resolution Re-Affirming Importance of In-Person Learning

At its February meeting on Tuesday, the State Board of Education of Ohio passed a resolution to “Re-Affirm the Irreplaceable Role of In-Person Learning for K-12 Education in Ohio.”

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Ohio Department of Education Announces Summer Food Service Program

To increase participation in summer meal programs, the Ohio Department of Education is seeking local nonprofit agencies to participate as sponsors or sites for this year’s Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program ensures that children ages 1-18 continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer break from school, when they do not have access to school breakfast or lunch.

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McPherson, Ward Selected as Ohio’s Nominees for National Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria together with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today honored Cerssandra McPherson, a paraprofessional working with special education students in the Toledo Public School System, and Barbara Ward, a school bus driver for the Fairland Local School District, as Ohio’s nominees for the first annual national Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

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