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Gifted Education News

Ohio Department of Education Topic News

3/9/2015

Chart of Approved Instruments

An updated Chart of Approved Instruments for gifted identification has been posted, as well as an updated Combined Factsheet of identification scores.

 


3/9/2015

High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) for Gifted Service in General Education Settings

New guidance documents have been posted related to High Quality Professional Development and Ongoing Assistance for general education teachers providing gifted services.


3/9/2015

Testing Rules for Subject-Accelerated Students

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.


1/12/2015

Ohio receives waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools

Ohio has received a waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools.


4/22/2014

Grade or Subject Acceleration and Impact on Third Grade Reading Guarantee

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.