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8/30/2021

Ohio Department of Education Awards Purple Star Schools  for Demonstrating Commitment to Military Families

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today announced that 68 Ohio schools will be honored with the Purple Star Award this school year. The award recognizes a school’s commitment to serving and supporting students and families connected to the United States armed forces and Ohio National Guard. The list of honorees is available on the Ohio Department of Education’s Purple Star webpage.

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8/23/2021

Ohio Department of Education Announces 21st Century Community Learning Center Grantees

The Ohio Department of Education today announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools.

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