World Languages

On June 12, 2012, the State Board of Education unanimously adopted Ohio's Learning Standards for K-12 World Languages. These learning standards have been in use in Ohio classrooms since 2014-2015.

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Ohio's Learning Standards for World Languages

The standards are composed of a set of three independent documents.  Educators use the appropriate set of standards depending on the grade level in which their students begin language study:

      a.   Kindergarten through 12th grade
            Ohio's Learning Standards: K-12 World Language Programs
      b.   6th through 12th grade
            Ohio's Learning Standards: 6-12 World Language Programs 
      c.   9th through 12th grade
            Ohio's Learning Standards: 9-12 World Language Programs


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Additional Resources for Diverse Learners

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Last Modified: 2/8/2019 10:51:49 AM

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