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Ohio Department of Education Selects Star Reading and Star Math for Dropout Prevention and Recovery

More than 25,000 students across the state of Ohio will benefit from Star Reading and Star Math

Bloomington, Minn. (Jan. 28, 2021)Renaissance, the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, announced that the Ohio Department of Education selected Star Reading and Star Math for the state’s assessment of reading and mathematics for dropout prevention and recovery community school students.

The state sought a nationally norm-referenced assessment that measures growth in reading and mathematics appropriate for high school students in dropout prevention and recovery community schools.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the Ohio Department of Education and educators in Ohio again,” said Laurie Borkon, Vice President of Government Affairs at Renaissance. “Now more than ever, it’s critical that we prevent students from slipping through the cracks as more and more schools switch between remote and in-person learning environments.”

Star Reading and Star Math—key components of the Star Assessments assessment suite—are award-winning assessments for reading and math, in both English and Spanish. Trusted by more than 29,000 schools across the United States and highly rated by the National Center on Intensive Intervention, Star Reading and Star Math enable educators to quickly gain accurate insights into student learning, growth, and achievement—so they can help all students reach their full potential.

To learn more about Star Reading or Star Math, visit

About Renaissance

As a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts, Renaissance is committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. Renaissance solutions are used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide. The Renaissance portfolio includes Star Assessments, for reliable, accurate insights into K–12 student learning; myIGDIs, for accurate assessment of early learning; myON, to increase students’ access to high-quality reading materials; Accelerated Reader, to support independent reading practice; Freckle, for teacher-led differentiated instruction; and Schoolzilla, to give educators actionable insights into trends in student attendance and achievement. For more information, visit

Ken Stoflet
Communications Specialist
(715) 424-3636 ext. 2332
[email protected]

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