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The State Board of Education of Ohio today selected Stephen Dackin as the 39th superintendent of public instruction for Ohio and leader of the Ohio Department of Education.
The Ohio Department of Education today awarded $89 million in Summer Learning and Afterschool Opportunities Grants to 161 community-based partners. The Department received more than 700 applications from across the state. Awardees will use these funds to create or expand out-of-school time services that address the academic needs and overall well-being of students most in need of services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interim State Superintendent of Public Instruction Stephanie Siddens today announced that 263 Ohio schools will be honored with the Purple Star Award this school year. With the new class of honorees, Ohio now has 431 active Purple Star schools that dedicate the existing time and supports to students in military families.
The State Board of Education of Ohio will continue its search for the next superintendent of public instruction for the Ohio Department of Education in April. The full State Board will interview seven candidates during the State Board meeting scheduled for April 11-12, 2022. Interviews will be conducted in Executive Session.
The Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of Higher Education are seeking applications from Ohio’s colleges and universities for grants to provide mathematics and literacy tutoring for Ohio’s K-12 students.