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Ohio Department of Education Announces Newly Designated STEM School Equivalent

Ohio’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Committee recently designated Tree of Life Christian School (Polaris) in Lewis Center, Ohio as a STEM School Equivalent for five years starting in the 2022-2023 School Year. The school has exhibited the qualities of STEM education outlined by the Ohio Quality Model for STEM and STEAM Schools. 

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Ohio’s Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Accounts Provide Greater Access to Student Enrichment Programs

Ohio families now have more options to access a variety of educational programs for students. The Ohio Department of Education is announcing the application for the 2022-2023 Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational savings account program. Qualifying families can receive a $500 credit per child to pay for enrichment and educational activities, including before- or after-school educational programs, day camps, music lessons, tutoring and more.

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Ohio Department of Education Announces 2023 Ohio Teacher of the Year Regional Honorees and Statewide Finalists

The Ohio Department of Education today announced the 10 teachers selected to represent their respective State Board of Education districts as the “2023 Teacher of the Year cohort” through the Ohio Teacher of the Year Program. Of the 10 honorees, four teachers were selected as state finalists to be considered for recognition as Ohio’s Teacher of the Year for 2023.

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