By the middle of next week, educators across the state should have a better handle on how they rate on their 2011-12 Ohio State Report Cards.
State education officials on Tuesday announced that they intend to release school and district ratings, along with the Performance Index and attendance rates, for all Ohio schools and districts next week. The news came after the State Board of Education approved a recommendation from Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction Michael Sawyers to release an updated spreadsheet for the 2011-12 Local Report Cards.
"It will be nice to have more information available, for it to finally be released," said Melissa Watson, Warren's director of teaching and learning. "It will validate everything finally ... give us the information we've been waiting to hear."
However, state officials said the information will remain subject to change pending the outcome of an investigation by State Auditor David Yost into alleged irregularities in the reporting of student attendance.
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