Rules, Regulations and Policies for Gifted Education

Operating Standards for Identifying and Serving Gifted Students, Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3301-51-15, were approved by the State Board of Education in March 2008. The Ohio Department of Education is in the process of revising and updating the 2008 rules. A draft of the proposed rule was passed by the Achievement Committee on November 14, 2016 and will be presented to the State Board of Education at the December 12–13 meeting. The proposed Operating Standards for Identifying and Serving Students Who Are Gifted, (OAC 3301-51-15), are posted below.


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Related Background

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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