State Board passes strategic plan for education, “EachChild=Our Future,” laying out a framework for the state’s educational goals, strategies and guiding principles.
Education Policy News
School Board Approves Report Card Absenteeism Indicator
The State Board of Education approved the measurement of absenteeism as an indicator on school report cards as proposed in the state’s ESSA plan.
2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments
Key findings from the Nation’s Report Card, including Ohio results are here.
Ohio Senate Oks K-12 Deregulation and More
The chamber unanimously backed Sen. Matt Huffman's education deregulation legislation, Senate Bill 216, lifting numerous mandates on school districts and making it easier to comply with others, such as by consolidating the numerous reports schools are required to submit.
Mar06Review and Respond to Ohio's Strategic Plan
Join Philanthropy Ohio in community conversations to provide input on Ohio’s Draft Strategic Education Plan, which will create a unified system that results in success for each student. Register now to attend a local meeting.
Philanthropy Ohio and the State Board of Education encourage educators, funders, parents, students and community members to engage in community conversations to provide input on Ohio’s Draft Strategic Education Plan, which will create a unified system that results in success for each student.
Education Bill Announced at Press Conference
The bill proposes merging three departments into one and severely limit the responsibilities of the State Board of Education and current Superintendent.
School Board Talks Graduation, How Test Retakes Affect State Report Cards
The State Board of Education discussed an element of the Every Student Succeeds Act plan that creates a new report card indicator for students who retake high school exams.
Three reports address early childhood education and its importance:
What Difference Are We Making? by the Ohio Business Roundtable;
Connections Between Education and Health: The Importance of Early Learning by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio; and
Ohio Early Childhood Education Gubernatorial Reference Manual by Groundwork Ohio.
Today Philanthropy Ohio presented the feedback from its 10 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regional meetings to the State Board of Education and other state policy leaders. The ESSA state plan (replacing No Child Left Behind) must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in early 2017.