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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.

 


3/13/2014

Free Practice Advanced Placement Tests through INFOhio

The AP exams are just a few weeks away, and chances are your high schooler is looking for ways to earn that coveted 4 or 5. LearningExpress Library offered through INFOhio, can help.


1/17/2014

Teaching in Taiwan – Special Opportunity

Through a memorandum of understanding with Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, the Ohio Department of Education invites new and experienced licensed elementary and middle school teachers to apply to the Teaching in Taiwan program. The selected educators teach English to students in Taiwan for one academic year. Teaching contracts are from 10 to 11 months, depending on the placement.


10/21/2013

Veterans Day observances required by law; free, related resources available

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.


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