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ERIC Number: ED514574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
OH State Profile. Ohio: Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT)
Center on Education Policy
This paper provides information about Ohio Graduation Test, a comprehensive standards-based exam. The purpose of the test is to: (1) Measure the level of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies skill expected at the end of 10th grade; (2) Ensure that students achieve a passing score as a condition of granting a diploma; (3) Provide data to state policymakers on student attainment of state education goals to inform education policy decisions; (4) Provide schools with academic performance information that will guide the improvement of curriculum and programs of instruction; and (5) Encourage districts and schools to identify and serve students at risk of academic failure. [For the main report, "State High School Tests: Exit Exams and Other Assessments" see ED514155.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: Ohio