State Board of Education to Meet Jan. 14 and 15
Release date: 1/11/2013
Columbus, OH – The State Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting Jan. 14 and 15, at the Ohio State School for the Deaf, 500 Morse Road, Columbus. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. each day.
Agenda items include swearing-in of new State Board Members by Justice Sharon Kennedy, Supreme Court of Ohio; election of officers; a vote on the model policy for Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports and Restraint and Seclusion; and a vote on the restraint and seclusion proposed rules.
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.