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10/28/2016

Certain new licenses will require passage of reading test

Candidates for new early childhood, middle childhood and intervention specialist teaching licenses in Ohio will soon need to pass a new reading test, Foundations of Reading (Ohio Assessment for Educators 090). This change in state law is effective for these licenses that the Ohio Department of Education issues on July 1, 2017, and thereafter. Learn more here.


10/28/2016

EMIS Newsflash – October 28, 2016

FY16 Funding Data Review and Appeals Extended
FY16 Spring Early Learning Assessments Data Appeal Window


10/26/2016

Know! the Facts and Respect the Meds

ThinkstockPhotos-176549212-1.jpgDid you know teen medicine abuse is on the rise?  There was a 33 percent increase in American teens abusing prescription drugs over a five-year period. Prescription meds now rank in the top three most popular drugs of choice among youth, just after marijuana and alcohol. Statistics reveal that ONE in FOUR teens have misused or abused prescription drugs.


10/25/2016

EMIS Newsflash – October 25, 2016

FY16 Graduation/Prepared for Success data review window opened Oct. 24


10/25/2016

Know! To Recognize and Respond to Bullying

ThinkstockPhotos-521086056-1.jpgBullying touches the lives of at least one out of every four children in the U.S. In this year alone, approximately 13 million youth, from preschool to high school, will experience it. Yet, many parents do not even know their child is a victim. One study revealed that as many as 64 percent of youth who were bullied did not tell a parent, teacher or any other adult about it. Will your child be one of them? Would you recognize it and know how to respond?
 


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