Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

NEW (and FREE!) Resources for Class of 2020 Graduation

Did you know Class of 2020 students may begin their capstone or work/service efforts THIS SUMMER! In our recent blog Operation Graduation: Get Ready for the Class of 2020, we shared information on the state's proposed changes to graduation requirements.  The most recent ODE guidance stated that students may begin this work during the summer… Continue reading NEW (and FREE!) Resources for Class of 2020 Graduation

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Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence (The Smidt Foundation)

The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence recognizes outstanding skilled trades teachers and programs in U.S. public high schools. Eligible applicants are those who teach skilled trades classes that emphasize the expert use of tools and materials to build or repair products and structures, and which lead to high-demand and high-wage careers.… Continue reading Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence (The Smidt Foundation)

Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

Operation Graduation: Get ready for Class of 2020

Ohio is in the midst of significant changes to high school graduation requirements.  This winter, the Ohio legislature approved new graduation options for the classes of 2019 and 2020, allowing more time for the State Board of Education and legislature to plan for the new requirements for the classes of 2021 and beyond.  Since the… Continue reading Operation Graduation: Get ready for Class of 2020

Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

Successful and Not-So-Successful Strategies for Preparing Each Student for Success

For several years now, Ohio Local Report Cards have reflected progress (or sometimes lack thereof) on high school Prepared for Success indicators. The challenges schools face in raising their Prepared for Success performance are amplified when it comes to Ohio's new-but-not-fully implemented graduation standards: Not enough students have access to graduation pathways in which they… Continue reading Successful and Not-So-Successful Strategies for Preparing Each Student for Success

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Breaking Down Silos: Increased collaboration among secondary schools, colleges and government are key to student success

EEP Guide to Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements, PART 4. A guest post by Dr. Trista S. Linden-Warren. Last week, a public radio initiative out of Boston, On Campus, reported on Ohio’s progress increasing access to college in high school, also known as early college or dual enrollment. About a quarter of Ohio high school students have… Continue reading Breaking Down Silos: Increased collaboration among secondary schools, colleges and government are key to student success