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.
Graduation Requirements Frequently Asked Questions
These FAQs address many of the implementation details for the new Ohio graduation requirements. The October 2014 FAQs addresses the graduation points system and a list of tests student can take in lieu of Ohio’s tests. The January 2015 FAQs addresses the automatic test exemption points.
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.
Resources from the Focus One: Targeted Professional Development Meeting.
Taking challenging courses and mastering high-level mathematics and science are the gateway to success in college, careers and citizenship. Similarly, for Ohio business and industry, a well-trained workforce with knowledge and skills in these subjects is the key to competitiveness in the global economy – the road to economic growth and prosperity.