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Info for Ohio's Schools and Districts  - Informacion Para Escuelas y Distritos

For the latest information and updates regarding schools and COVID-19 (coronavirus) click below!

For federal student aid information click HERE!

Download the "Remote Learning Resource Guide" HERE

Ohio's Support Guide for Teachers for English Learners. Click HERE

Latest COVID-19 Updates, click below

Joint Statement on Graduation Ceremonies from the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Health urge school districts to be thoughtful and careful in choosing and planning the best way to celebrate graduation and other milestones. Several options are available and can be successfully implemented all while keeping safe practices in mind

Declaración de Ceremónia de Graduación

Third Grade Reading Guarantee

The ordered school-building closure leaves many questions about how the Third Grade Reading Guarantee will be applied for the 2019-2020 school year. Below is information in English and Spanish addressing Ohio’s Third Grade English language arts test spring administration and the Third Grade Reading Guarantee’s retention and Reading Improvement and Monitoring Plan provisions.

Career and Technical Education Guidelines
The career-technical education community is uniquely impacted by the ordered school-building closure as many programs require time in laboratories, access to specialized equipment that cannot be used remotely and/or other licensing requirements for successful program completion. Below is information in English and Spanish regarding updates related to the Department of Education's response to the coronavirus health crisis and its impact on the career-technical education community.
Gifted Education

The Ohio Department of Education has posted new information about how gifted education requirements and relevant deadlines have been impacted by the coronavirus-related school-building closure.

Educación para Dotados

PBIS Recognition

The Ohio Department of Education recognizes districts and schools have many priorities to address during the ordered school-building closure; therefore, the deadline for districts to submit applications for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) recognition has been extended to Sept. 30, 2020. Please send questions to

Intervenciones y apoyos conductuales positivos de Ohio

Whole Child Nutrition

During the ordered school-building closure period, schools may continue to receive reimbursement for meals served by participating in the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) or the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Schools may operate as open, restricted open or targeted outreach sites. Refer to the map and map site key for available meal service in your area. Contact your school or district for details about their meal programs.

Nutrición para Niños

Students in Foster Care

Children in foster care rely on services typically received in schools for educational stability and access to transportation, food security, health care needs and connection to peers and trusted adults. Due to Ohio’s ordered school-building closure, many children in foster care will require additional support to access these services.

Estudiantes en cuidado de crianza

Parent and Guardian Meal Pickup Policy
Ohio School Meal Distribution Sites

Sitios de Distribución de Comidas Escolares de Ohio



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