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Special Education Profiles and Ratings Released

The Ohio Department of Education released the 2021-2022 Special Education Profiles for all districts and community schools on December 16, 2021. The Special Education Profile displays the district's performance on...
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Inclusive Instructional and Organizational Leadership Program for School District/Central Office Leaders

Meeting the needs of each child in each school district in Ohio is critical to the future of Ohio’s children, youth, families, and communities. But educational leadership has never been...
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Northwest Ohio school districts in dire need of substitute teachers

The Ohio Department of Education was approved to issue a one-year temporary non-bachelor's substitute teaching license for this school year to ease the strain. School districts in northwest Ohio are...
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ODE Notice: Dyslexia Law and the Use of IDEA Funds

The Office for Exceptional Children has received some inquiries regarding whether IDEA Part B funds, including the American Rescue Plan IDEA funds, may be used to fund the professional development...
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Ohio Department of Education Releases Abbreviated 2020-2021 School Report Cards

The Ohio Department of Education released the 2020-2021 Ohio School Report Cards on Thursday, October 14. Due to the continued challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s report cards,...
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Ohio Dyslexia Committee defines “appropriate certification”

Recently, the Ohio Dyslexia Committee voted to approve the definition of “appropriate certification” in identifying and addressing dyslexia under Ohio’s dyslexia support laws. The Ohio Dyslexia Committee recognizes the following...
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Video series offers remote learning tips for families

While many schools are open for in-person learning, many students still are learning in an online or remote format. A new video series, “Remote Learning: A Parent's Guide,” offers insights...
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Public comment: Learning Standards for ELA to address dyslexia support laws

Ohio’s dyslexia support laws require the Department, in conjunction with the Ohio Dyslexia Committee, to develop learning standards for kindergarten in reading and writing that incorporate a multisensory structured literacy program. The...
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Funds available through the Dyslexia Support Grant

The Department recently announced the competitive Each Child Reads grant for dyslexia supports in preschool, kindergarten and first grade. The 2022-2023 biennial budget allocated $1 million to the Department to expand its...
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NEW! Ensuring Access to the General Curriculum for ALL Learners – with an Emphasis on Language and Literacy website

Ensuring Access to the General Curriculum for ALL Learners is a free, video-based learning series provided by OCALI, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Education, The Ohio Department of...
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Ohio Department of Education Awards Purple Star Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria announced on August 30, 2021 that 68 Ohio schools will be honored with the Purple Star Award this school year. The award recognizes...
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Preschool and School Age Childcare Rule Updates

Ohio Administrative Code Chapters 3301-32 (School Age Child Care) and 3301-37 (Preschool Licensing) were revised for the required Five-Year Rule Review. The revised rules went into effect on July 1,...
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Stephen D. Dackin resigns from the position of superintendent of public instruction

Release date: 6/3/2022 Today State Board of Education President Charlotte McGuire issued the following statement about Superintendent Stephen D. Dackin’s resignation. “Today, I received notice from Stephen D. Dackin of...
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Blog Post: The Case for a Strong Root Analysis

By Cindy Skaff, SST 1 Consultant March 2021 Performing a root cause analysis is the first, and perhaps the most important step in completing the One Needs Assessment (ONA). If the root...
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Level Up with Literacy: March 2022 Issue

March 2022 Newsletter: Explicit Instruction & Direct Instruction In this issue: BLOG: What makes effecting teaching? Explicit & direct instruction Third Grade Reading Guarantee updates Professional learning About Level Up...
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SST 1 BLOG POST: Why Structured Literacy is effective and why schools should use this approach

Why Is Structured Literacy Effective and Why Schools Should Use It ? by Debbie Nagel, Regional Early Literacy Specialist, State Support Team 1 Structured literacy along with being explicit and systematic...
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