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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EEP Grant Watch: Winter Edition

As we near the holiday season, the Ohio Department of Education is bestowing some schools with new grant opportunities and has shifted deadlines for others. There are also new grants on the horizon that we are sharing for the first time. This is a pretty extensive update, so to get the scoop...Read more. NEW Grant:… Continue reading EEP Grant Watch: Winter Edition

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EEP Grant Watch: Back to School Edition

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As the 2017-18 school year came to an end, there wasn’t much on the horizon in Ohio for education grants. BUT -- now there are several key state level grants coming this school year that can make a great difference for the students we all serve. EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR… Continue reading EEP Grant Watch: Back to School Edition

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Striving Readers Eligibility Updated

The Ohio Department of Education has updated eligibility requirements for its anticipated Striving Readers grant competition, casting a wide net for potential awards. If your school, district or early childhood center is interested in funds to support improved literacy, here are a few items that need immediate attention. A letter of intent to apply is… Continue reading Striving Readers Eligibility Updated

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Community Connectors: Lots of Great Changes for Round 4

This week the Ohio Department of Education is hosting the first set of regional meetings to share information about the next (and possibly final) round of Community Connector grants. Many thanks to Kimberlee Clark, Community Connectors’ Program Administrator for facilitating a great session.  My greatest 'aha' moment was when Kimberlee said that this grant program… Continue reading Community Connectors: Lots of Great Changes for Round 4