Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Rule Comments

Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Rule Comments

The Ohio Department of Education staff drafts and edits administrative rules, which have not yet been formally proposed for adoption by the State Board of Education or the state superintendent. During the initial drafting of rules, every effort is made to solicit input from affected organizations and individuals. Upon posting the draft rules, the Department sends out e-notification alerts to interested parties. Rules may be posted through the lieutenant governor’s Common Sense Initiative office, if applicable. For rules that go through the Common Sense Initiative process, the review concludes with a formal report clearing the way for the Department to file the rules with the Joint Commission on Agency Rule Review or recommend further changes. If the Common Sense Initiative process does not apply, the rules are filed with the Joint Commission on Agency Rule Review.

The rules for review are listed below:


OAC 3301-16-04 College and Work Ready Assessment Transition.  OAC 3301-16-04 is being amended in order to align the rule with ORC Section 3301.0712, which changed the state’s science exam to biology in July 2015 and ORC Section 3313.603, which addresses high school graduation requirements, including those that are applicable to drop out recovery programs. 


OAC 3301-61 Vocational Education Rules.  The Vocational Education Rules 3301-61-01 through 3301-61-17 are being reviewed pursuant to the five-year rule review. The following reflects the proposed amendments:

OAC 3301-61-01 Statutory requirements is being rescinded as it restates the statutory authority for the rules.
OAC 3301-61-02 Career-technical education plan requirements is being amended to include provisions for revisions of career-technical education plans. This language was previously in OAC 3301-61-07 but aligns with the rules in this section.
OAC 3301-61-03 Criteria for career-technical programs is being amended to rescind language contained in statute and to add the requirements for career-technical programs.
OAC 3301-61-06 Contracts between school districts for career-technical education is being amended to correct one word.
OAC 3301-61-07 Revisions of career-technical education plans is being rescinded, and the provision for revised plans was moved to OAC 3301-61-02.
OAC 3301-61-10 Provisions for nonpublic school students is being rescinded as it restates language already contained in statute.
OAC 3301-61-11 Compliance is being rescinded as it restates language already contained in statute.
OAC 3301-61-16 Use of career-technical education supplemental funds and career-technical associated services funds is being rescinded as it restates language already contained in statute.
OAC 3301-61-17 Emergency service telecommunicator training is being amended to rescind language already contained in statute. 

 

 

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