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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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Ohio Biennial Budget Watch

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed its version of the Ohio Biennial Budget (HB 166) by an overwhelming majority.  This includes a $675 million increase in K-12 funding. The Legislative Service Commission (LSC) provides a great comparison document which shows the similarities and differences between the Governor’s budget and the version approved by the… Continue reading Ohio Biennial Budget Watch

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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

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Evidence-Based Resources to Support the Whole Child

As schools and districts increase their alignment to Each Child Our Future, Ohio’s new strategic plan for education, we are seeing increased interest in improving educator practices and building level systems that support the whole child. In fact, this week, ODE will release the first School Climate Grant in many years. This new grant offers… Continue reading Evidence-Based Resources to Support the Whole Child

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Grant Watch – 2019 Kick-Off Edition

The 2019 grant season has begun in earnest. Here are key grants to watch for in Ohio and beyond. Expanding Opportunities for Each Child-DSS (EOEC) - Anticipated opening in February Funder: Ohio Department of Education Amount: Up to $450,000 over 2 yearsEligibility: The previous round was open to all school districts, community schools, and STEM/STEAM… Continue reading Grant Watch – 2019 Kick-Off Edition