Ohio Department of Education clarifies limited qualifications for students eligible to opt-out of State Testing.
We understand that many districts are receiving communications from some families refusing their children’s participation in state tests this spring. The department encourages schools to talk with families about their concerns regarding testing. To help inform this conversation, the department has developed this information for districts and families about student participation in state tests. There is no law that allows a parent or student to opt-out of state testing and there is no state test opt-out procedure or form. It also details the consequences for students, teachers and districts when . . . read more
Picture being at a program where there are people your age enjoying the same thing as you enjoy. You’re surrounded by people who are smiling along with you and make new friends. You are doing something you love. You are happy and having a lot of fun. Sounds like a great thing to do during your nice relaxing summer. Well here’s some good news. The annual Science Camp Invention offers such a program. Any first through sixth graders can go to this camp this summer, 2015. It is the 25 th year it . . . read more
Attention all seniors! Your final year at Dalton High is coming to an end, but, starting your future will be your next big step. Whether you are going to college or looking for a full time job, everybody just wants to get to that last spectacular moment, graduation. Until then, writing papers, applying for scholarships and going to job interviews make up a lot of your senior year. Thankfully, Mr. Luke Grau, DHS guidance counselor, has provided some information that will help you stay caught up in your senior . . . read more