Ohio May Scale Back New High School Graduation Requirements
New Ohio high school graduation requirements that go into effect next school year intend to assure that graduates are ready for college or work. But the new measures are so much more difficult than the current Ohio Graduation Test, educators warn that 20 to 50 percent of students in some schools won't get a diploma.
Tom Gunlock, President, State Board of Education
State Sen. Peggy Lehner (R), Ohio Senate Education Committee Chairwoman
Jim Lloyd, Ph.D., Superintendent, Olmsted Falls City Schools
Terri Breeden, Ed. D., Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Shaker Heights City Schools