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11/21/2014

Test Manuals and Training Materials

To help districts prepare for the Ohio State Tests in Mathematics, PARCC has produced a series of training materials.


11/21/2014

Updated Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual

PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual (November 2014)

The third edition of the PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual is a comprehensive policy document that provides guidance to districts and decision-making teams to ensure that the Performance-Based and End-of-Year portions of the Ohio State Tests provide valid results for all participating students.


9/25/2014

Graduation Requirements FAQs

Graduation Requirements Frequently Asked Questions

These answers address many of the implementation details for the new Ohio graduation requirements. Two essential elements of the new requirements include the graduation points system and a list of tests student can take in lieu of Ohio’s tests.


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.

 


10/17/2013

Dual Alignment

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.


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