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The Ohio Standard Launches Website to Support Ohio's New Learning Standards

Resource helps grow understanding for Ohio's next steps in student learning

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Recently a broad base of educators, businesses, non-profits and other education policy leaders formed The Ohio Standard, dedicated to the successful adoption and implementation of Ohio's New Learning Standards for English, math, science and social studies.  

As part of this initiative, the group launched a new website. The site includes a number of helpful resources, insights from educators on the importance of Ohio's New Learning Standards and ways Ohioans can take action and show their support and dedication to ensuring our students are prepared to be successful in college, career and life.

"We are embracing Ohio's New Learning Standards so that our children are prepared for success in life, in whatever they choose to pursue," said Lisa Gray, project manager for The Ohio Standard. "We've created this website to further our mission by providing ways for Ohioans to keep up to date on the new standards, how schools are implementing the new standards and ways they can support their children's success. Our main focus is on how these new expectations help students, parents, families and educators improve student success in Ohio."

The website also features a news section where visitors can read recent stories about the new standards in Ohio, nationally and in other states. A series of videos features insights from education leaders across Ohio about the impact the new learning standards are having on students and on their teaching.

Ohioans can also follow The Ohio Standard on Twitter or Facebook  or sign up for an e-newsletter to keep up with the latest happenings regarding Ohio's New Learning Standards and how they are benefiting students.

About The Ohio Standard

We are a team of education, business and community leaders who support Ohio's New Learning Standards. Our members believe that Ohio's students deserve the best education, both to brighten their futures and improve the quality of life and economy for all Ohioans. Together, we will reach our One Goal: Student Success.  Click here for a full list of members. For more information about Ohio's New Learning Standards visit www.TheOHStandard.org.

Media Contact: Kim Ratcliff, The Ohio Standard, 614-488-5437 ext. 237, [email protected]

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