Operation Graduation Design Lab 2.0 (2021 and Beyond): REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

The EnvisionEdPlus team spent last summer hosting Operation Graduation Design Labs across Ohio, assisting school teams in planning to implement the modified additional graduation options for the Class of 2020 and offering a first look at Ohio’s NEW permanent graduation requirements. Overwhelmingly, our participants told us our Design Lab format was highly successful in meeting […]

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 […]

EEP Partners Win $2.5M for ‘Expanding Opportunities’

Last month, the Ohio Department of Education announced the winners of the Expanding Opportunities for Each Child (EOEC Round 2), direct student services grant.  This grant, which is funded through a portion of the State’s federal Title funds, was designed to give greater access to advanced coursework and career pathways, and increase enrollment for low-income […]

How to infuse industry credentials in traditional high schools

EnvisionEdPlus Guide to Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements, PART 2. A guest post by Samuel Caputo, Instructional Supervisor at the Mahoning County Educational Service Center. Our friends in Mahoning County are doing great work building college and career pathways within different school settings, including early colleges, traditional high schools and a career center. This work, aligned with […]

Ohio’s new grad requirements: right for kids

EnvisionEdPlus Guide to Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements, PART 1 Ohio’s new graduation requirements are causing so much concern among school leaders that legislators and the State Board of Education are now scrambling to avoid a feared backslide in graduation rates across the state. While we at EnvisionEdPlus might be grateful for short-term political solutions in […]