An updated Chart of Approved Instruments for gifted identification has been posted, as well as an updated Combined Factsheet of identification scores.
New guidance documents have been posted related to High Quality Professional Development and Ongoing Assistance for general education teachers providing gifted services.
The updated Testing Rules for Subject-Accelerated Students have been posted. The Rules have been updated to reflect the recent federal waiver related to state testing.
Ohio has received a waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools.
State law requires all school districts to develop and use a student acceleration policy. This law allows a district committee to place a student in a higher level than is typical, given the student’s age.