Rules, Regulations and Policies for Gifted Education

On March 6, 2017, the Joint Committee for Agency Rule Review approved the revised gifted operating standards (Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-15). These rules provide districts with increased flexibility while also ensuring quality education services for students who are gifted.

Rules and Regulations

The following documents are provided in Adobe pdf unless otherwise specified.

Guidance Documents

Related Background

  • Developing a Continuum of Services – options and resources provided for the Ohio Department of Education by Joyce VanTassel Baska, Elissa Brown et al. Section V of this report describes relative strengths, weaknesses, and costs associated with various gifted service options. 
  • Ohio Gifted Community School Feasibility Study – The Ohio Department of Education requested a study examining the feasibility of establishing 16 start-up community schools to serve gifted students. The study was commissioned to meet the requirements of Amended Substitute House Bill 64:
The Department of Education, in conjunction with an association of education service centers in this state and an association that advocates for gifted children in the state, shall complete a feasibility analysis of the establishment of a start-up community school in each of the sixteen regions of the Educational Regional Service System to serve primarily identified gifted students. Not later than July 1, 2016, the Department shall submit the analysis to the chairpersons of the standing committees and subcommittees of the House of Representatives and the Senate principally responsible for education policy and finance. Am. Sub. HB 64, Ohio Revised Code, Section 263.590

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