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June 1, 2024 deadline to opt in to receive FREE Zearn Math lessons and instructional materials

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce, in partnership with Zearn, is providing tools to accelerate math learning for Ohio students in kindergarten through grade 8. Free access is available to...
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Equity for Each Competitive Grant Information & Application for 2025

The Office of Career-Technical Education uses the Perkins V reserve fund for the Equity for Each competitive grant. This competitive grant assists recipients and the Department in identifying and promoting promising...
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Center on PBIS recruiting schools to help with TFI 3.0 validation study

The Center on PBIS is currently in the final phase of the validation process to ensure that the new TFI is the most effective way to support school-wide implementation. They...
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Hatching Results PD Series

Using the Hatching Results Professional Development Series, Dr. Brett Zyromski from The Ohio State University will facilitate 6 days of learning each year between Fall 2024 - Spring 2028 to...
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Registration is open for the new federal and state Identification Dashboard webinar on April 30, 2024

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce has developed an Identification Dashboard to facilitate a better understanding of federal and state identifications of schools and districts. The dashboard allows for a statewide...
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Project Evident-Supporting Sustainability of Accelerated Learning

Project Evident and the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA) are partnering with the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce to offer a series of free regional workshops and a statewide...
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Governor’s Merit Scholarship application to apply deadline is May 31, 2024

The Governor’s Merit Scholarship (GMS) is designed to incentivize Ohio’s top graduating high school seniors to attend a college or university in the state. The GMS is offered to the...
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Recordings for 2023-24 Principal Chats Sessions & Registration for 2024-25

In collaboration with the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA) and the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA), the Department is hosting monthly Principal Chats. This will be...
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2024-2025 List of State-Approved Assessments Released

The Department has completed its review of vendor proposals submitted in response to the Department’s Request for Qualifications for third party assessments. Below is the 2024-2025 Approved List of Assessments in the following...
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The Department expands the Student Health and Medication Supports page

The Ohio Department of Education expanded the Student Health and Medication Supports webpage to include information on health-related topics such as: diabetes, asthma, food allergies, epilepsy, immunizations, communicable disease, menstrual...
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Reading Achievement Plans Update

Reading Achievement Plans will be required to be submitted to the Ohio Department of Education in the 2023-2024 school year under the guidelines established in ORC 3302.13. Districts and Community Schools required...
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Available Pathways for the Ohio’s Introduction to the Science of Reading PD

Under Section 265.330(A)(2) of House Bill 33 of the 135th General Assembly, districts and schools shall require all teachers and administrators to complete a course provided by the Department of...
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Updated Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities now available

The updated Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities is now available in printed PDF format.  The Department wants to ensure that educational agencies, parents and others have access...
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ED STEPS open office hours

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce is hosting Open Office Hours to answer any questions educational entities might have regarding the ED STEPS system and process. The Open Office...
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Educator PD Learning with INFOhio eBooks

With funding through Future Forward Ohio, INFOhio has purchased more than 250 eBooks and 400 streaming videos to support professional learning for Ohio’s educators. This permanent collection is available at...
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The Office of Early Learning & School Readiness Hosting Open Office Hours through May 2024

The Office of Early Learning & School Readiness will host Open Office Hours twice per month from August 2023 through May 2024:       Every 2nd Friday at 3:00 p.m.       Click...
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Ohio Learns 360 Brings Free After School and Summer Programs to Children in Grades K-5

The Ohio Learns 360 statewide service provided by Ohio’s PBS stations is being implemented in partnership with state agencies and community organizations to accelerate learning for Ohio’s students, particularly in grades K-5....
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2024 WATER Grant Recipients Announced

Press Releases BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, - The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (The District) announces the award of over $9000 to fund water-focused educational programs in local schools.  The District’s...
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Ohio’s Introduction to Dyslexia Grades 4-12 course now available

  Ohio's Dyslexia Support Laws require all kindergarten through third grade teachers, as well as teachers providing special education instruction to children in kindergarten through grade 12, to complete 18...
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Updated List of Approved Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials in English Language Arts is Now Available

The approved list of prekindergarten and kindergarten-grade 5 core curriculum and instructional materials in English language arts now includes additional items following the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce’s Phase...
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