New resources for serving justice-involved students now available


New Department webpages provide resources for serving students with involvement in the justice system. District Plans for Educational Stability explains requirements and considerations when updating policies and practices relating to justice-involved students. Successful Transitions for Justice-Involved Students provides support for completing a school or district plan on assisting students upon entry into a correctional facility and individualized transition plans to assist each student upon return to a home district or school after being in a facility.

Plans for supporting students involved in the justice system are a component of meeting Ohio’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan to ensure students' educational stability and supports for students with justice involvement.

The Department is committed to providing educational access and supports for all of Ohio’s students. For more information, contact the Office of Whole Child Supports at wholechild@education.ohio.gov.