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.
Revised Operating Standards for Ohio Educational Agencies Serving Children with Disabilities effective July 1, 2014
The Office for Exceptional children sent district 2014 Special Education Determination emails to superintendents and special education contacts on Wednesday, June 25.
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs issued state determinations on Wednesday, June 25. Ohio is one of 36 states receiving a determination of “Needs Assistance.”
Starting in 2016-2017, intervention specialists of students eligible for the Alternate Assessment for students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities in grades 7-12 will need to comply with new requirements to meet highly qualified teacher status.