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Updates to OAE Middle Grades Social Studies Assessment

By the request of the Ohio Department of Education, the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies assessment and corresponding preparation materials have been updated for January 2018.

Assessment Information
The updated version of the assessment, which includes a new content domain, is being administered as of Jan 15, 2018.

Free Preparation Materials
The updated assessment framework and free study guide for the updated Middle Grades Social Studies assessment are now available on this website. Select the Middle Grades Social Studies assessment from the Prepare page to view the materials for the updated assessment.

Practice Assessments
The updated Middle Grades Social Studies practice assessment is now available for purchase. If you purchased a Middle Grades Social Studies practice assessment prior to Dec 18, 2017, you have the practice assessment for the previous version of the assessment.

Expanded Study Guides
The Middle Grades Social Studies expanded study guide that is available for purchase can be used to prepare for the updated version of the assessment. It does not include content associated with the new content domain.