Standards Revision Overview

Latest News – Standards Revision

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Ohio’s Learning Standards outline the skills and knowledge that will help students become ready for success in college and careers. Ohio educators have gained valuable experience with the standards since they began teaching with them several years ago. With their help and the public’s, the Ohio Department of Education is fine-tuning Ohio’s standards in several areas of study.

This page provides information about the revisions to Ohio’s Learning Standards in English language arts and mathematics, which were approved in February 2017, as well as the ongoing updating process for science, social studies and financial literacy standards. Also, find links to learn about revisions to standards for several career-technical programs.

Standards Revision Fact Sheets

To learn more, click on your area of interest.

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Timeline for Standards Revision

English Language Arts and Mathematics

State Board of Education approved revised standards
February 2017
Educator writing teams update model curricula Fall 2016 – Summer 2017
Educators learn about and begin using revised standards. Spring 2017-Spring 2018
Ohio's State Tests are based on revised standards. 2018-2019
school year

Science, Social Studies and Financial Literacy

Survey sought educator and public feedback on standards. November 2016 – January 2017
Advisory committees identified standards to revise. Working groups of educators proposed changes to the standards.
January - Summer 2017
Survey #2 asks for public feedback about proposed revisions.
June 20-July 18, 2017
Revised standards presented to State Board for final approval.
Winter 2018
Educators begin transition to updated standards.
Spring 2018- Spring 2019 
Full implementation and assessment. 2019-2020 
Academic Year
Standards reviews conducted in other subject areas
Beginning in 2018


Expected adoption of revised standards April 2017
Educators update model curriculum  Winter – Spring 2018


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Last Modified: 7/13/2018 10:05:24 AM