State Board of Education to Meet April 8 and 9 at Ohio Department of Education
Release date: 4/5/2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting starting at 9 a.m. on April 8 and 9, at the Department of Education, 25 S. Front Street, Columbus.
Monday’s session will open with the formal swearing in ceremony of new State Superintendent of Public Instruction Richard A. Ross by Justice Sharon Kennedy, Supreme Court of Ohio.
On Tuesday morning, the board will recognize Ohio’s Blue Ribbon Schools and in the afternoon the board will vote on a resolution to adopt rule 3301-35-15 of the Administrative Code entitled Standards Concerning the Implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports and the Use of Restraint and Seclusion.
The full schedule, voting agenda and meeting materials can be found here.
The State Board of Education has set education policy and directed the planning and evaluative functions of Ohio’s public schools, as well as appointed and evaluated the superintendent of public instruction, since 1956. The vision of the State Board is for all students to graduate well prepared for success. The State Board is made up of 19 members, including 11 elected and eight appointed members. The chairs of the education committees of the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate serve as ex officio members.