The State Board of Education has approved revisions to Ohio’s Learning Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts proposed by the Ohio Department of Education based on recommendations of educators statewide. In many cases, the changes reflect instruction already taking place in Ohio’s classrooms. Clarifications in the revised standards will guide districts in reviewing their existing local curricula, instructional plans and resources to see what modifications, but not replacements, they might want to make. Learn more here.
A new October edition of the Early Learning Program Updates provides important information for data managers, program & school leaders, test coordinators, and teachers.
Watch the webcast from Early Learning and School Readiness recorded Sept. 27, 2016. This webcast recording provides updates on the following topics:
2016 was the last year a paper option was required to be made available. The following procedure has been developed to facilitate districts requesting exceptions to online testing to be administered in Spring 2017. For more information click here.
Jake Steinfeld, fitness expert and chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, has selected the state of Ohio to kick off its National Fitness Champion campaign to help fight childhood obesity.