Each year, schools nationwide help students understand the U.S. Constitution and its significance by commemorating Constitution Day. Educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to plan an education program celebrating Constitution Day.
The Ohio General Assembly made changes in Senate Bill 21 to the Reading Guarantee. The Ohio Department of Education will distribute detailed guidance on these changes by the end of this month, June 2013. This document outlines the major changes made.
The Office of Curriculum and Instruction is working with a representative stakeholder group to collect high-quality resources and instructional strategies for inclusion in the World Languages Model Curriculum
There are several initiatives impacting Ohio schools over the next few years. These are several one-page handouts that explain some of the big issues along with a timeline of key implementation dates.
The ODE Office of Curriculum and Assessment is beginning the process of writing a Model Curriculum to enhance Ohio's recently revised Fine Arts Learning Standards.