Timely Topics: Special Education

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A Guide to Parents Rights in Special Education
This guide replaces the former Whose IDEA is This? for information for parents of children who are receiving or may be qualified to receive special education services.  Learn more>>

Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act
Equity in IDEA
| The Federal Office of Special Education Programs has amended the IDEA regulations relating to significant disproportionality. Learn more >>
Revised Website | The U.S. Department of Education has revised the IDEA website. The website brings together IDEA information and resources. Visit the website >>
IDEA Data Center | Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, the IDEA data center provides technical assistance to build capacity within states for collecting, reporting, analyzing and using high quality IDEA data.  Learn more >>

Ohio’s System of General Supervision
Under federal law, states have the responsibility to establish a system of general supervision to monitor the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004. This system is comprised of nine key components and is designed to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and improve services and results for students with disabilities.
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Home Language Usage Survey | Guidelines to Identify ELs

2017-2018 Revised Home Language Usage Survey and Guidelines to Identify English Learners DOWNLOAD  To comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Educational Opportunities LEARN MORE

Attendance Works

Need assistance with chronic truancy or absenteeism? Attendance works is a national and state initiative that promotes better policy and practice around school attendance. Visit www.AttendanceWorks.org more information.

Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) Network

9:00 a.m-11:30 a.m. This 5 part series is dedicated to supporting internal/external facilitators who support Building Level Teams and Teacher-Based Teams (BLTs and TBTs) in implementing the Ohio Improvement Process LEARN MORE

Equity and ESSA

Download the Learning Policy Institute’s report on Leveraging Educational Opportunity Through the Every Student Succeeds Act./ Download >>

National Implementation Research Hub

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