BCHF Service Coordinator, Kristina Diane, was featured in the COSI – Center of Science and Industry City of Columbus Neighborhood Summer Education Engagement and Equity Initiative Report. Check out the community spotlight on the Cosi/Rickenbacker Woods Space Camp. Thank you, Kristina, for all the important work you do for your community!
By Stan Nicol, M.ED., Data Analysis and School Accountability The third grade English Language Arts (ELA) Ohio State Test is an assessment given up to three times each school year. It is an important assessment, scores on which are tied to Ohio’s Third Grading Reading Guarantee. The test is given in fall and spring. For
Dan Jones, a 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher at The Richland School of Academic Arts (RSAA), has been integrating his love for Project-Based Learning (PBL) and AI into his classroom. Having taught for 19 years, 13 of them at RSAA, Jones is a dedicated educator and author. However, earlier on in his teaching career, Jones
A former elementary school in Zanesville, Ohio is set to be demolished after the holidays. McKinley Elementary School has been closed since 2006 and last year a request was submitted to rezone the property. In its place will be a new affordable housing complex called Zane Commons. “This will be an affordable housing development and
I never thought I’d say it, but I’m tired of hearing the word equity. The word equity has become so overused to the point where it lacks significance. It is most often being used as a superficial signal of commitment to equity, rather than an actual commitment. The equity trend runs the risk of reducing
Summit Academy Transition High School Columbus and Summit Academy Transition High School Dayton partnered with sponsor Buckeye Community Hope Foundation for the Workforce Literacy Project. The project combines literacy instruction and career preparation. As part of the project, a panel discussion, “Literacy in the Workplace,” was held at Columbus Transition High School on November 17 for 9th-
By Zoe Plotnick, School Improvement Representative, English Learner Supporter What makes your school’s culture distinctive? How do members of your school’s community express these distinctive values and traits? If you stopped to reflect on these questions, there is a good chance that your thoughts turned towards your school’s core traditions, many of which are celebrations