Public comment period open for the transportation of children with disabilities rule


The State Board of Education approved Ohio’s Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities – Transportation of children with disabilities, Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3301-51-10, in July 2014.
The Ohio Department of Education now is revising and updating this 2014 rule. The proposed changes, as well as the summary of requirements for the transportation rule, are posted here. A short presentation explaining the proposed changes is available to stakeholders here.
The Department is requesting public comment on the 2019 revised transportation of children with disabilities rule and the summary of requirements document. It is accepting public comments, via email only, through Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Please send comments to
Please use the email forum above to ask questions or express feedback that aligns directly to the language in the 2019 draft rule.