Ohio House Bill 212

You might want to follow  information on HB212.  Our state legislators are currently hearing testimony and you should know where the Ohio School Board Association stands on the bill. Feel free to read the summary the OSBA wrote, including their position on various items within the bill.

 

To:      School board members, superintendents, treasurers and other school business officials
From:  Damon Asbury, OSBA — (614) 540-4000
           Tom Ash, BASA — (614) 846-4080
           Barbara Shaner, OASBO — (614) 325-9562
Date:   Feb. 10, 2016
Re:      HB 212 summary and update
The House Education Committee held proponent testimony today on House Bill (HB) 212, legislation sponsored by Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta), that seeks to remove several education reform initiatives adopted in recent years. Among other changes, it also would replace the current state assessments from either Iowa or Massachusetts administered prior to 2010.
Click here for a summary of the HB 212 provisions along with accompanying comments prepared by our three associations. Feel free to use the information in the summary when speaking with your legislators.
We will continue to provide information as more hearings are scheduled on this bill. Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments.

 

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