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9/17/2014

Professional Learning Opportunity

Professional Learning Opportunity


8/25/2014

Update on Ohio’s New High School Graduation Requirements

Ohio House Bill 487 recently established new requirements for earning a high school diploma in Ohio. Thank you for your patience as we waited for the new graduation law to come out of the Ohio General Assembly.


7/31/2014

Dual Alignment for the 2014 Ohio Graduation Tests for Social Studies

The Ohio Graduation Tests for social studies for 2014-2015 and beyond will be dually aligned with the focus on American History and Modern World History. However, in order to maintain the test requirements (blueprints) of the social studies OGT, there will be a few questions from the following 2002 benchmarks (that are also aligned to Ohio’s New Learning Standards): People in Societies A-C; Geography A-C; Economics A-B; Government A-B; Citizens Rights & Responsibilities A-B.


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.

 


3/26/2014

PARCC Released Practice Test

The Practice Test was developed so that all students – not just those involved in the field testing – can experience PARCC test items the way they will appear on the tests starting in spring 2014. There will be two major releases of the Practice Test – one in spring 2014 and one in fall 2014.


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