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12/19/2013

New Way to Determine Kindergarten Readiness Coming Fall 2014

Understanding a child’s learning and development is critical to both families and educators. In this and previous school years, children took the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment - Literacy (KRA-L) when entering school. In fall 2014, Ohio’s New Kindergarten Readiness Assessment will replace KRA-L. 


11/5/2013

Ohio a Frontrunner in Drive to Improve Early Childhood Education

Ohio is among a growing number of states looking to institute a sea change in the way their early childhood systems are judged and funded as well as how their youngest students are tested.


11/5/2013

Video: Update on the Third Grade Guarantee from the Statewide Education Conference

Video: Update on the Third Grade Guarantee from the Statewide Education Conference – 10-28-2013


10/9/2013

Additional Students Will Benefit from $10 Million Early Childhood Education Expansion Grants

This year, hundreds of Ohio’s disadvantaged children will attend preschool who otherwise would not have, thanks to additional funding for high-quality preschool programs from the state of Ohio.


8/22/2013

Third Grade Reading Guarantee Guidance Manual Available

Third Grade Reading Guarantee Guidance Manual is now available!