Mapping the Future
Passing the OGT is just one step toward the future.
It’s important to continue to work hard in high school.
POLL: If you were able to repeat high school, would you have worked harder and applied yourself more?Source: Achieve, Inc./Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc.
Taking challenging courses prepares you for higher-paid, professional careers.
84% of those who hold the highest paid professional jobs took challenging courses like Algebra II or higher as their last high school math course.Source: Achieve, Inc./Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc.
Education beyond a high school diploma is critical for increased income and career opportunities. If you don’t already have a plan for next year, it’s time to start considering your options and making decisions. There are many great reasons to continue your education. Talk to your parents, teachers and guidance counselors about what makes sense for you.
- Ohio Department of Education Homepage
- Ohio Department of Education Family Homepage
This link offers a list of programs and opportunities for parents to get more involved in their children’s education, information on Ohio’s education system, and links to educational tools and additional resources.
- OGT Resources for Students and Families
This link offers documents about the tests, OGT workbooks, and OGT interpretive guides.
- Public Libraries in the County
To search for public libraries in your county, see this Web site.