Third Grade Reading Guarantee Teacher Resources

2021-2022 Promotion Update 

The State Board of Education has voted to set the promotion score of the grade 3 Ohio’s State Test in English Language Arts at 683 for the 2021-2022 school year. Any student who scores 683 or higher on the English language arts scaled score will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year.


In addition, the Ohio Department of Education has set the reading subscore alternative promotion score for the grade 3 English language arts test at 46 for the 2021-2022 school year. Any student who scores 46 or higher on the reading subscore will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year, even if the student scores below 683 on the English language arts test.

K-3 Reading Diagnostic and Reading Improvement and Monitoring Plan (RIMP) Information 2021-2022

The videos and documents below provide additional resources for teachers.

Teachers in Split Classrooms

Properly licensed teachers for students retained in third grade and placed in Grades 3-4 split classrooms - This guidance explains the various types of credentials that qualify an educator under the law to teach these split classes.

Formative Instructional Practices (FIP) Resources

Formative instructional practices (FIP) are the formal and informal ways that teachers and students gather and respond to evidence of learning. There are four core components of FIP: clear learning targets, collecting and documenting evidence, student ownership, and effective feedback. Research shows that integrating these components into daily practice can increase student learning and teacher effectiveness.

Teacher Qualification Requirements

Third Grade Reading Guarantee Teacher Qualification Requirements

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