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Recommendations to reduce the number and hours of state tests begin a conversation that must delve deeper into whether tests are being used appropriately. Read the recommendations and OFT's perspective.
How should testing change? What's needed for successful Common Core implementation? What is education's role in alleviating poverty?
Seeking to improve public education, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) recently introduced the SMART Act to streamline and improve testing practices, and the CORE Act to bridge the student achievement gap.
OFT is offering scholarships for members to attend this year's Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute June 22-26. New courses are planned to help members strengthen their union and leadership skills.
The Ohio Department of Education provides information for English language arts test accommodations on IEP and 504 plans in the new IEP or 504 Plan Decision-Making Tool.