State seal of biliteracy effective March 2017
Senate Bill 3 directed the State Board of Education to create the state seal of biliteracy and establish rules and requirements for issuing the seal. The effective date of the law is March 2017. The Department will begin working with stakeholders, drafting rules and seeking public comment for adoption by the State Board of Education. This process will include public comment and review by the Ohio Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review. The Department will communicate information regarding timelines and applicable graduating classes when the State Board of Education finalizes the process.