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Five OFT members and leaders will serve on the Senate's newly formed Testing Advisory Committee. Beyond a reduction in hours, though, OFT strongly advocates for a more thoughtful discussion about the purpose of testing and whether the right tests are being used.
AFT PSRPs from two different locals in southern Illinois have created a training program to teach high school and college students about workplace safety
Public recognition comes rarely for school support personnel, but back-to-school season last fall provided a windfall of publicity for school bus drivers, bus attendants and cafeteria workers in southwestern Florida.
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.
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.
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.