Bill would combine state test, change third grade reading guarantee

BY: - April 22, 2021

A bipartisan bill introduced in the Ohio House seeks to reduce the number of end-of-course tests, make ACT/SAT tests voluntary and take the pressure off the third grade reading guarantee. The cosponsors of the bill — state Rep. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, and state Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus — said they hope to study the […]

Bill would make ACT voluntary, put costs on school districts

BY: - March 25, 2021

A bill presented Wednesday removes the state mandate that all Ohio high school juniors take the ACT, making it a voluntary test, and also lays the cost of the ACT test on school districts, rather than the state. State Reps. Jon Cross and Don Jones brought the bill to the House Primary and Secondary Committee, […]