Proficiency Tests DeWine's Education Plan Cuts Standardized Testing By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 7, 2018 Ohio Public Radio Republican gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine has unveiled his new education plan, which includes cutting the amount of state standardized testing. State Unveils 5-Year Strategic Plan For Education By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 29, 2018 Ohio Public Radio State officials have unveiled a five-year plan aimed at helping students succeed after graduating from high school. Hundreds Of CCS Third-Graders Have Yet To Pass Reading Tests By Alison Holm • Aug 2, 2017 Classes in the Columbus City Schools start later this month. But more than 800 third-graders still haven’t passed the state reading test. Alison Holm reports. Early State Proficiency Test Results Show Improvement By Jim Letizia • Jul 14, 2017 Early test results are showing academic progress by Ohio's public school students. House Approves Proficiency Test Bill By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 12, 2015 The Ohio House of Representatives has approved a bill prohibiting schools from using the results of new proficiency tests being conducted this school year to determine a student's advancement to the next grade level.