In response to concerns from parents regarding how the results of the new state assessments would be used at the student level, the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 7. Sponsored by my colleague Representative Jim Buchy, this bill will provide a “safe harbor” for students, by ensuring that they do not suffer any negative consequences as a result of the new state assessments, including those from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) and State Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) honored Tuscarawas County for its recent distinction of being named the number two micropolitan in the nation at the Statehouse today.
State Representatives Bill Blessing (R-Colerain Twp.) and Al Landis (R-Dover) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 17, legislation that gives legal protection to architects, engineers, surveyors and tradespersons who provide their expertise and service during a time of emergency, like a tornado.
State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) applauded today’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).