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New Star Rating System Included in Today’s Ohio School Report Cards Release

The Ohio Department of Education today will release the 2023 Ohio School Report Cards. New this year, schools and districts will receive overall ratings of 1-5 stars in half-star increments. The report cards also include five rated components and various report-only data.

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Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools educator named 2024 Ohio Teacher of the Year

Mark Lowrie, a broadcast journalism teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools, has been named the 2024 Ohio Teacher of the Year. Interim State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Chris Woolard made the surprise public announcement today during an assembly with students and staff members at Gahanna Lincoln High School.

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