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ODE Comprehensive Literacy Grant – To Write or Not To Write, That is the Question

Since late fall when it was announced that Ohio Department of Education was awarded $42 million for a Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, districts and ESCs have been anxiously awaiting release of the subgrant competition. There has been speculation about what will make an application competitive and even more… Continue reading ODE Comprehensive Literacy Grant – To Write or Not To Write, That is the Question

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EnvisionEdPlus Expands Support for High School Innovation

EnvisionEdPlus is well-known for supporting high school innovation through our Operation Graduation Design Labs, grant writing, program design and professional development. We are thrilled to announce a significant expansion of support to high schools as they redesign systems to prepare each student for success well beyond graduation. NEW Operation Graduation 2.0 Design Lab Opportunity for… Continue reading EnvisionEdPlus Expands Support for High School Innovation

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

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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

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Supporting ADULTS so each YOUTH Thrives

Each Child Our Future, Ohio's Strategic Plan for Education, hits the nail on the head with its whole child perspective.  We know more and more Ohio students are facing poverty and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which cause barriers to learning. In the last 10 years, Ohio has seen a 37% increase in childhood poverty. … Continue reading Supporting ADULTS so each YOUTH Thrives