Ohio State Complaint Procedures

The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has recently released a new document that provides a more in-depth look at the proper procedure for filing a state complaint through the Office for Exceptional Children. ODE-logo According to the ODE:

A complaint is a signed, written statement alleging that a local education agency (hereinafter referred to as “district”) or the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) violated a requirement of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities.

For more information on filing a state complaint, see the ODE’s State Complaint Procedures C-5 document.