Recently, many school districts have contacted the Ohio Department of Education asking if they will experience financial consequences for students who do not participate in Ohio’s New 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.
Guidance and Instructions for Submitting Waiver Requests
Preparing for Ohio’s New State Tests, Graduation Options and the Value-Added Model for High Schools, Science and Social Studies
The Ohio Department of Education assessment staff has posted guidance on session times for this year’s administration of Ohio’s New State Tests.