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Strategies, Resources and Funding to Educate the Whole Child

As a former social studies teacher who married an art teacher and raised an artist, a musician and a physical health specialist, I am thrilled with Ohio’s strategic plan for education Each Child Our Future. (Haven’t read it? check it out - it's awesome!) With this plan, Ohio is shifting the state’s focus from high… Continue reading Strategies, Resources and Funding to Educate the Whole Child

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School Climate Grants – Deadline March 12, 2020

In July 2019, Ohio’s biennial budget included a $2 million appropriation for Ohio School Climate Grants. The Ohio Department of Education will have two grant cycles to distribute funds. This year’s Ohio School Climate grant is open. Grants must be submitted by March 12, 2020. Schools can anticipate another round of these funds to open… Continue reading School Climate Grants – Deadline March 12, 2020

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

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