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8/29/2014

2014 Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities

The revised Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities  became effective on July 1, 2014. The Office for Exceptional Children has provided a brief Summary of Changes to the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities.  For the complete rule text, refer to the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities or the Ohio Administrative Code.


12/19/2013

New Way to Determine Kindergarten Readiness Coming Fall 2014

Understanding a child’s learning and development is critical to both families and educators. In this and previous school years, children took the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment - Literacy (KRA-L) when entering school. In fall 2014, Ohio’s New Kindergarten Readiness Assessment will replace KRA-L. 


11/5/2013

Ohio a Frontrunner in Drive to Improve Early Childhood Education

Ohio is among a growing number of states looking to institute a sea change in the way their early childhood systems are judged and funded as well as how their youngest students are tested.