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Restart Readiness Assessments extended through 2024

The Ohio Department of Education is pleased to extend resources for COVID-19-related Restart Readiness Assessments through the 2023-2024 school year.


Submit grade 3 paper testing resolution for 2022-2023 by May 1

Ohio law allows districts the choice of paper or online test administration for the third-grade state assessments. A district board of education or governing authority must make the choice to use paper tests and submit a board or governing authority resolution by May 1.


Applicants sought for list of approved assessments

The Office of Assessment has posted the annual Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the List of Approved Assessments.


Department seeks educators to help develop Ohio’s State Tests by participating on assessment committees

The Ohio Department of Education is now accepting applications for participants to serve on Content Advisory and Rubric Validation committees for Ohio’s State Tests. Ohio’s educators, content specialists and other stakeholders play a vital role in creating valid and reliable assessments by serving on these committees.