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Ohio to delay submitting education plan to U.S.

By MARSHA McKENNA Stow Sentry editor Published: April 2, 2017 1:00 AM

 

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“Additional time will allow us [to have] conversations that need to be had.

The state’s draft of compliance with the federal ESSA aims to guide student testing, course standards and other school-related issues.

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However, the association said at the draft’s release, its members “are alarmed that the feedback gathered during these stakeholder meetings does not appear to have been included in Ohio’s plan.

We are hopeful representative members of our association and other superintendents’ associations across Ohio will be at the table to assist in the work that will be required to revise the plan.

All state mandated testing should be consistently maintained for an extended period of time to allow for longitudinal data collection and analysis,” noted AASSA.

That does not include tests to evaluate teachers and those required by school districts.

7 percent of their time in school. About one-third of the hours are mandated by the state.

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