Brief | October 23, 2017

Ohio’s Learning Standards Will Bolster Its Future Success

How Ohio’s education standards and aligned assessments will help make young Ohioans work-force ready, military-eligible and crime-free

What happens in our classrooms today will determine Ohio’s future success. But some signs are troubling. For example, less than 40 percent of Ohio 8th graders are proficient in math and reading. If our young people are not well-educated, they will not be ready for college or careers, including careers in the military, and will be more likely to turn to crime.

Ohio’s learning standards must remain strong so Ohio’s children can compete for the high-demand, high-skilled jobs of the future.

Jim Spurlino, President, Spurlino Materials

Ohio’s strong academic standards and aligned assessments can help ensure that students are receiving a high-quality education, so all students are prepared for success in postsecondary education, the civilian workforce, or the military, if they choose to serve.

This report outlines why the Ohio Learning Standards, along with aligned assessments, are the clearest way to demonstrate Ohio’s commitment to a world-class education and show measurable results.


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