Ohio Department of Education

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7:18 am
Thu June 26, 2014

State Wants Five Dozen CCS Employees To Give Up Their Licenses

The Ohio Department of Education is giving 60 principals, assistant principals and other Columbus City Schools administrators a chance to give up their teaching licenses voluntarily or face a costly process to have them revoked.

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10:30 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Ohio Panel Picks Finalists For 34 Education Grants

A state panel has selected more than 100 schools and educational entities as finalists for grants from an innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich. 

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7:53 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

State Report Cards Being Recalculated For Districts Involved In Data Scrubbing

The Ohio Department of Education says report cards for the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo districts for the 2011-12 school year will be recalculated.

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11:42 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Ohio Department of Education “Hit List” Claim

A month ago, questions were raised about an alleged list of people at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources who were supposed to be treated as enemies. 

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6:53 am
Thu March 13, 2014

New Third Grade Literacy Testing Coming Soon

The Ohio Department of Education says third-graders will have three new ways to show they read well enough to move on to the fourth grade.

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10:34 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Governor And Legislators Call For More Calamity Days This Year

Governor Kasich is calling on Ohio lawmakers to give the state’s schools extra snow days this year.

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5:51 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

ODE Begins Issuing Reports On Data Scrubbing Investigations

Ohio education officials have confirmed seven of eight school districts identified by the state auditor improperly reported attendance data or engaged in other questionable practices.

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12:31 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Third Grade Reading Test Results Released

The Ohio Department of Education says today 26 percent of third-graders scored below a new literacy target on reading tests taken in the fall.

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6:26 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Panel Picks Finalists For Education Grants

A state panel has selected more than 150 schools and educational entities in Ohio as finalists for grants from a new innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich.

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12:36 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Think Tank Says Report Shows Costs Of Educating Poor Students

An education-funding think tank is releasing new district comparisons it says more accurately reflect the costs of educating poor students.

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2:25 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Why State School Reports Aren’t So Helpful to Parents

Ohio collects data about school performance, most of it based on standardized tests.

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7:41 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

AP Test Scores Rising In Ohio

The Ohio Department of Education says 9 percent more high school students scored a three or better on advanced-placement exams for college credit last year.

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12:39 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Feds: Ohio Must Provide Autism Treatment

The U.S. Department of Education is telling state education officials an intensive treatment for autism must be made available to any child who is considered a good candidate.

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9:47 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

State's Report Cards For Schools Have New Look

The Ohio Department of Education says its website has been overwhelmed with visitors seeking access to new school district report cards since their release on Thursday.

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6:31 am
Tue May 28, 2013

State Approves Enrollment Data Fixes

Ohio schools that reportedly had errors in certain enrollment data have gotten state approval of plans to fix the issues.

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12:32 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Reported Teacher Misconduct Cases Increase

The Dayton Daily News reports Ohio Department of Education records show the number of accusations of teacher misconduct have tripled since 2007.

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12:22 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Sawyers To Leave ODE

Acting state schools superintendent Michael Sawyers says he will leave the Ohio Department of Education later this month to become chief of operations and strategic development in the New Albany-Plain Local school district.

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12:22 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Former ODE Worker Gets Probation

A Franklin County judge has ordered two years probation for a former Ohio Department of Education employee who altered state records to give passing grades on GED tests to family and friends.

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12:24 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

State To Take Control Of Cleveland Schools

The state plans to take control of the Cleveland schools due to their poor academic performance.

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7:44 am
Thu February 28, 2013

State Releases School District Report Cards

After a 6 month delay the Ohio Department of Education has released school district report cards for the 2011-2012 school year.

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