News

News

Ohio Learning Standards News

Ohio Department of Education Topic News

6/12/2017

Upcoming WorkKeys Changes – WorkKeys 2.0

On June 1, ACT released a new version of the WorkKeys assessment. This new version has several significant changes, including different assessment names, items and scoring scales. Currently, the updated WorkKeys assessment is only available online, and retesting on the new version will not be available until the vendor releases multiple forms. This version will be available to Ohio schools through the WorkKeys’ testing portal for Ohio on Oct. 1.


2/22/2017

Revised standards for mathematics and English language arts approved

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.


10/24/2016

October 2016 Early Learning Newsletter

A new October edition of the Early Learning Program Updates provides important information for data managers, program & school leaders, test coordinators, and teachers. 


10/18/2016

Watch the Early Learning and School Readiness Webcast - Sept. 27, 2016

Watch the webcast from Early Learning and School Readiness recorded Sept. 27, 2016. This webcast recording provides updates on the following topics: 


6/29/2016

Requesting Exceptions to Online Testing – 2016-2017

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.


Displaying results 1-5 (of 6)
‹‹12››