The latest Nation’s Report Card, 2013 Mathematics and Reading, emphasizes the need for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee that currently is being implemented in Ohio. According to the report card, Ohio’s fourth graders have shown virtually no progress in reading during the past 10 years.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Richard A. Ross announced Akron-area resident Debra J. McDonald of Wadsworth as the Ohio Teacher of the Year today at a surprise assembly at Wayne County Schools Career Center in Smithville.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — As an expression of thanks to The Ohio State University Marching Band, Director Jonathan Waters, the Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band marching assistants and all of the band’s supporters, the Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band will perform a concert and a give a presentation about preparing for and performing a Double Script Ohio and Braille Ohio at Ohio Stadium during halftime of a Buckeye football game at “The Shoe” earlier this fall.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was the featured keynote speaker as nearly 350 education, business and community leaders from 15 states attended the first Rural Education National Forum today.
Ohio’s school leaders have enthusiastically responded to the state’s new Straight A Fund, with 420 organizations submitting 570 applications to be considered for funds to improve achievement and increase efficiency. The $250 million fund was created in the new state budget signed this summer by Gov. John R. Kasich.
Sign up to automatically receive ODE press releases: Subscribe