The Ohio Graduation Tests for social studies in 2014 are dually aligned between the 2002 Academic Content Standards for Social Studies and Ohio's New Learning Standards, with the focus on American History and Modern World History.
Veterans Day honors America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve for the common good, and it provides students with the opportunity to examine the meaning of civic ideals.
One component of the transition from the 2001-2002 Academic Content Standards to Ohio’s New Learning Standards is the dual alignment of the Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) and the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) for the 2013-2014 school year. Below are the answers to frequently asked questions about this dual alignment.
Each year, schools nationwide help students understand the U.S. Constitution and its significance by commemorating Constitution Day. Educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to plan an education program celebrating Constitution Day.
The Ohio General Assembly made changes in Senate Bill 21 to the Reading Guarantee. The Ohio Department of Education will distribute detailed guidance on these changes by the end of this month, June 2013. This document outlines the major changes made.