Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

Funds available for new industry credential programs

Right before winter break, the Ohio Department of Education released the Innovative Workforce Incentive Program Implementation Grant, which has $4.5 million for this fiscal year to help schools establish qualifying industry credentialing programs. Given Ohio’s new graduation requirements, this is a very important grant for high schools, but some folks might have missed the announcement… Continue reading Funds available for new industry credential programs

Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

What’s Up with Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements

Last week I attended the State Board of Education meeting for additional insight into Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements. Below are some important updates.   Clarification on Industry Credentials (when used as competency alternative)  In August, ODE released two handouts schools can share with families (Earning an Ohio High School Diploma for Classes of 2021 and 2022,… Continue reading What’s Up with Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements

Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

Additional Resources for Transitioning to New Graduation Requirements

This summer, as we traveled Ohio holding Operation Graduation Design Labs (OGDL), it was clear that districts and schools are interested in resources to help them effectively transition to Ohio’s new graduation requirements. Two recent blogs New Graduation Requirements Approved with Funding Opportunities To Support Alignment and Graduation Requirements: Updated Guidance provide detailed information to… Continue reading Additional Resources for Transitioning to New Graduation Requirements

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ODE Begins Rolling Out Graduation Guidance

Our team at EnvisionEdPlus and our partners have had a lot of fun this summer working with schools to find solutions for students in the Class of 2020 who are not yet on track for on-time graduation. Our Operation Graduation Design Labs have brought together about 350 participants so far from all corners of Ohio… Continue reading ODE Begins Rolling Out Graduation Guidance

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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