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6/4/2014

Summary of Key Points of the Mid-Biennium Review

On June 4, the Ohio General Assembly passed the Mid-Biennium Review, which contains a variety of key education measures.   This analysis, prepared by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission, includes summaries of the provisions that will become law when signed by Gov. Kasich. The column “As Reported by Conference Committee” represents the version that was passed by the General Assembly June 4.

 


5/5/2014

Third Grade Reading Guarantee Parent Roadmaps

Ohio is working hard to make sure that all young children get the basic reading skills they need to be successful in school now and in higher grades.


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