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 proposed rule changes was provided in the fall of 2015 and as a result of stakeholder input an updated draft is being presented for review.


Public Comment Request

The Ohio Department of Education is requesting public comment on the 2016 revised gifted rules posted here. This comparison chart highlights the differences in the drafts.

The department will accept public comments on these 2016 proposed rules until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, via email to Please use this forum to express feedback that align directly to the language in the 2016 draft rules.  


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


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