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9/1/2015

Remember requirement to observe Constitution Day on September 17

Each year on September 17, schools nationwide help students understand the U.S. Constitution and its significance by commemorating Constitution Day. Districts and schools receiving federal funds are required to plan an educational program celebrating Constitution Day. The department encourages schools to involve all students in grades K-12 in the celebration.


8/11/2015

2015-2016 English Language Arts Test Update

The Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) will no longer be administered. Ohio’s state test in grade 3 English language arts replaces the third grade reading OAA and will meet the requirements of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Additional information regarding cut scores will be forthcoming.


1/16/2015

Connecting the Dots - Ohio’s New State Tests, Graduation Options and the Value-Added Model for High Schools, Science and Social Studies

Preparing for Ohio’s New State Tests, Graduation Options and the Value-Added Model for High Schools, Science and Social Studies