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Ohio Department of Education Celebration Honors Ohio Students Committing to Service in U.S. Armed Forces

Today, the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Second Lady Tina Husted recognized high school students from around Ohio who have committed to service in the U.S. military.
High school seniors and juniors who are entering service academies or have committed to serve as active duty, Reserve or National Guard members were invited to take part in the All-Ohio U.S. Armed Forces Career Commitment Celebration at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus.

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Ohio Students to Qualify for Free, Reduced-price Meals through Medicaid Application

A program beginning next school year will increase student access to nutritious meals and ease the burden of paperwork and financial strain on families. Ohio is one of 14 states selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to participate in the Direct Certification with Medicaid Demonstration Project

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Ohio Department of Education Announces Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program ensures that children ages 1-18 continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer break from school, when they do not have access to school breakfast or lunch. The Ohio Department of Education is seeking local nonprofit agencies to participate as sponsors or sites for this year’s Summer Food Service Program.

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Ohio Honors Local Partners Creating Important Business-Education Connections Benefitting Students

Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction Stephanie Siddens and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced Ohio's 2023 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils. The 26 Business Advisory Councils being honored demonstrate excellence developing professional skills for the future, building partnerships and coordinating experiences, which contribute to preparing students for success.

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$5 million awarded to Ohio libraries to expand learning opportunities for students

The Ohio Department of Education today awarded $5 million to libraries across the state to expand learning opportunities for students in prekindergarten-grade 12. Awardees will use the funding for programming that supports student learning, particularly in literacy, with the goal of accelerating learning for students who have been most impacted by the pandemic.


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