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Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE) FAQ

  1. Do students with disabilities have to meet graduation requirements to receive a diploma?

Fingerprint/Background Checks Information

multicolored fingerprintsBackground checks are a necessary component for Oklahoma educators, district personnel and school support staff. These background checks are based on fingerprint checks processed through the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Gifted and Talented Education

Frequently Asked Questions


Program Questions

How are gifted programs funded in Oklahoma?

Gifted programs are funded through the general state aid formula.  

Can we use the standard error of measure to determine placement of students in the 97th percentile on a nationally standardized test of intellectual ability?

Yes, the regulations were revised and approved in August, 2000.

Special Education Mediation

Special Edcuation Mediation - Frequently Asked Questions

Mediation is a process to assist parents and schools in resolving disagreements regarding the education program of a student with disabilities. Mediation is a voluntary process. It is optional for both parties. The mediation session is confidential and encourages open communication.
 

Special Education Maintenance of Effort

Q:        How are federal special education funds allocated to local educational agencies (LEAs)?

Time and Effort Reporting

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), Special Education Services (SES), is providing the following information intended to offer technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEA) regarding frequently asked questions, concerning Time and Effort Reporting for employees who are paid with federal funds.

Q: What is “Time and Effort” Reporting?

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Transfers and Transportation for Students with Disabilities

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), Special Education Services (SES), is providing the following information intended to offer technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEA) regarding frequently asked questions about Transfers and Transportation for Students with Disabilities.
 

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