Third Grade Reading Guarantee News

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July 2016 Early Learning Newsletter

A new edition of the Early Learning Program Updates, posted here, provides important information for data managers, program & school leaders, test coordinators, special education, preschool and kindergarten teachers. 



Report Confirms Investment in Early Childhood is Important in Student Success

Report confirms investment in early childhood is important in student success




2015-2016 English Language Arts Test Update

The Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) will no longer be administered. Ohio’s state test in grade 3 English language arts replaces the third grade reading OAA and will meet the requirements of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Additional information regarding cut scores will be forthcoming.


Guidance on Student Participation in State Tests

Many districts are receiving communication from families refusing their children’s participation in state tests this spring. The department encourages schools to talk with families about their concerns regarding testing.


Get involved in developing statewide early childhood assessments

Would you like to be involved in the development of early childhood assessments? 

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