Ohio Department of Education Approves Renaissance Star Assessments for the Seventh Year in a Row

Star Assessments provide efficient, valid measures of student growth, aligning to Ohio Learning Standards

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (May 14, 2019)Renaissance®, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, today announced that the Ohio Department of Education has approved Renaissance Star Assessments® with high marks in multiple assessment categories for the 2019–2020 school year. This marks the seventh year in a row Star Assessments have been on the approved lists of assessments for Ohio.

Through research conducted by an independent national expert, Star Assessments are proven to be highly aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. As a result, Star Assessments support Ohio districts and schools by helping educators maximize time and resources to improve student growth. The Ohio Department of Education approved Star Assessments in the following categories:

  • K–3 Diagnostic Assessment for Universal Screening

  • Teacher and Principal Evaluation

  • Pre-screening for Children Who Are Gifted

  • Alternative Reading Assessment: The Third Grade Guarantee

“We’re excited that Star Assessments met Ohio’s high standards once again,” said Laurie Borkon, vice president of government affairs at Renaissance. “We’re looking forward to continuing to partner with educators across Ohio to further their students’ learning and position them for future success.”

Star Assessments provide screening, progress monitoring, and growth data that give educators reliable insight to help lead their students toward mastering Ohio’s Learning Standards in early literacy, reading, and math. These assessments promote student growth and position students for future success. The 20-minute computer adaptive assessments deliver actionable, accurate information in the shortest amount of testing time.

For more information about Star Assessments, please visit https://bit.ly/2we5JHZ.


About Renaissance

Renaissance® is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters: creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by data scientists, Renaissance knows learning is a continual journey—from year to year and for a lifetime. Our data-driven, personalized solutions are currently used in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 90 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.renaissance.com.

Contact for Media Inquiries Only:

Ken Stoflet
Communications Specialist
Renaissance
(715) 424-3636 ext. 2332
ken.stoflet@renaissance.com

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