Ohio Learning Standards News

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Ohio Assessment Conference Recorded Presentations

Recorded presentations from the 2022 Ohio Assessment Conference are now available to view.


List of Approved Assessments for 2022-2023 Announced

The Ohio Department of Education announces posting of the updated 2022-2023 List of Approved Assessments.


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.


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.


Two additional graduation options available for the classes of 2018 and 2019

The Department expects most students will meet one of the three existing pathways, and districts should continue to work with students, as appropriate, to meet these requirements. However, recent legislation extended additional graduation options to the classes of 2019 and 2020, as provided below. Please note, there are modifications to the criteria for the class of 2020.