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1/22/2021

McPherson, Ward Selected as Ohio’s Nominees for National Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria together with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today honored Cerssandra McPherson, a paraprofessional working with special education students in the Toledo Public School System, and Barbara Ward, a school bus driver for the Fairland Local School District, as Ohio’s nominees for the first annual national Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award.

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1/4/2021

Philanthropy Ohio and Ohio Department of Education Announce Round 2 Grants from The Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools

Philanthropy Ohio and the Ohio Department of Education are pleased to announce grants awarded to 29 projects, totaling just over $2.6 million and benefitting approximately 107,516 students across Ohio, through the Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools (the Collaborative Fund) in a second round of funding. 

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12/22/2020

Ohio Student Wellness and Success Fund Report Shows More Than 3,000 Initiatives Serving More Than 1 Million Students

The Ohio Department of Education released a new report showing a $675 million investment made by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio General Assembly nearly two years ago has resulted in the planning or implementation of more than 3,000 student support initiatives that are serving more than 1 million Ohio students. The 2019-2020 Student Wellness and Success Funds Report details how the funds are helping eligible schools and districts, as well as community partners, address the needs of the whole child. 

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10/19/2020

Philanthropy Ohio and Ohio Department of Education Announce Grants from The Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools

Philanthropy Ohio and the Ohio Department of Education are pleased to announce grants awarded to 28 projects, totaling just over $3.1 million and benefitting approximately 788,331 students across Ohio, through the Collaborative Fund for Educating Remotely and Transforming Schools (the Collaborative Fund). This public-private partnership aims to help schools and districts improve remote education practices and outcomes and to use remote education as a catalyst for re-imagining and re-engineering the delivery of high-quality caring, teaching and learning opportunities for Ohio’s underserved students.

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9/29/2020

Ohio Department of Education Awards Purple Star Schools for Demonstrating Commitment to Military Families

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today announced that 37 Ohio schools will receive the Purple Star Award this school year. The award recognizes a school’s demonstrated commitment to serving students and families connected to the United States armed forces and Ohio National Guard.

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