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

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.

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State Board to Interview Candidates for Next Superintendent of Public Instruction

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. 

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Ohio Announces $20 Million in Tutoring Grants to Accelerate K-12 Learning

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.

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Ohio Student Wellness And Success Fund Report Shows 80% Of Eligible Schools and Districts Planning Mental Health Services 

The Ohio Department of Education today released a new report showing how Student Wellness and Success Funds are helping eligible districts and schools, along with community partners, implement innovative and effective ways to provide whole child supports, including physical, mental and behavioral health care services.  

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Ohio Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Lt. Governor Husted and Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction Siddens Honor Contributions of Business Advisory Councils to Ohio’s Students

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