Ohio Department of Education

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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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7:22 am
Thu January 17, 2013

School Safety Training Begins Today

The state Attorney General and Education Department are launching the first of five regional sessions to train educators to respond to school shootings.

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7:22 am
Fri January 11, 2013

State's Public Education Ranking Improves

Ohio's public schools are 12th in the country in the annual rankings by the publication Education Week.

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8:11 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Graduation Test To End

The test Ohio high school students need to pass before they graduate will be replaced.

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9:26 am
Thu December 27, 2012

On-line Guide For Administrators On School Shootings

Homeland Security in Ohio has teamed up with the state Department of Education to post informational resources on line for school administrators in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings.

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5:26 am
Fri December 21, 2012

ODE Official Charged With Records Tampering

A former Ohio Department of Education official is charged with tampering with records and forgery involving high school diploma equivalency certifications.

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9:37 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Education Officials - Ethics

Nine education officials failed to properly disclose trips and other expenses on financial disclosure reports since 2009.

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