What does the value-added measure really mean? Do legislators understand it? Learn about new legislation on value added.
Publications and Reports
Plan to join our May 5 tele town hall on ESSA. Sign up for ESSA resources. State board moves ahead with superintendent finalists.
Senate bill aims to deal with potentially violent students.
Conference seeks career tech educators. Berea, Beachwood named Best Communities for Music. Have you shared your expertise on how to use ESSA to improve education?
What happens to 'highly qualified teacher' under ESSA? Does a 'consistently high performing teacher' exist? Learn about these topics and two opportunities for professional development.
Legislators want to increase class size and fine parents for truant students. An attack on teachers who talk about a student's right to opt out of testing is stalled.
OFT opposes bill to let districts create different standards, evaluations, curriculum
OFT members play a role in middle school honors. Teacher-level value-added data will be available in April.
Teachers slighted. ESSA requires your input. Fees reinstated. Learn about these and more.
Criminal charges and license suspensions for talking about testing opt-out options? Hiring unlicensed people as educators? Learn about these and other bills moving through the Ohio Legislature.