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. The links below allow you to see the status for each group of standards, including those for several career-technical programs, computer science, social-emotional learning, fine arts and world languages.

Standards Revision Fact Sheets

To learn more, click on your area of interest.

English Language Arts and Mathematics Science Social Studies and Financial Literacy Career-Technical Education Social and Emotional Learning Standards Computer Science Fine Arts and World Languages Technology

Timeline for Standards Revision

Computer Science

Development of Ohio’s Learning Standards for Computer Science K-12 and Model Curriculum April 2018-September 2018
Present to State Board of Education for adoption October 2018-December 2018
Implementation of new standards and Model Curriculum 2019-2020 school year


Survey #1 seeks educator and public feedback on standards December 2018-January 2019
Advisory committees identify standards to revise
Working groups of educators make proposed changes to the standards
Winter-Summer 2019
Survey #2 asks for public feedback about proposed revisions Fall 2019
Public feedback analyzed and incorporated into the draft revised standards by the advisory committees and working groups Fall 2019
Revised standards presented to State Board of Education for final approval Winter 2020
Working groups are formed and Model Curricula updated to provide supports for newly revised learning standards Winter-Spring 2020
Full implementation of revised fine arts and world languages learning standards and Model Curricula. Fall 2021

Science, Social Studies and Financial Literacy

State Board of Education approved revised standards February 2018
Educators begin transition to updated standards
Spring 2018-Spring 2020
Model Curriculum review and revision to reflect changes in the standards Winter 2018 – Winter 2019
Present Model Curriculum to State Board of Education for adoption December 2018-March 2020
Transition to revised standards and Model Curriculum
Spring 2019-Spring 2020
Full implementation and assessment 2020-2021
school year

English Language Arts and Mathematics

State Board of Education approved revised standards February 2017
State Board of Education approved revised Model Curriculum February 2018
Ohio's State Tests are based on revised standards. 2018-2019
school year


State Board of Education approved revised standards April 2017
Educators update model curriculum  2019-2020 


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