The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) has updated the Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition (CFOC3) standard regarding safe sleep practices.
The updated CFOC3 Standard 184.108.40.206: Safe Sleep Practices and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)/SIDS Risk Reduction is based on the updated policy statement from the AAP.
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Here is the December edition of the Early Learning Program Updates, which provides important Early Childhood Education information for administrators, teachers, families and community members.
Every year, each school district receives a Special Education Profile displaying the district's performance on key indicators established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The profile also informs the district of any required activities based on these indicators. Districts must complete all required activities to demonstrate compliance with IDEA.
The Ohio Department of Education provided a policy clarification regarding the ratio in preschool special education classrooms during a webinar recorded on Nov. 10, 2016. While this is not a new rule or a change in policy, the Office for Early Learning and School Readiness covers questions from school leaders and educators about the implementation of the rule in this webcast recording.