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February 1, 2022
Agency Reports Submitted to the General Assembly

Section 101.68(B) of the Revised Code requires that when reports must be submitted to the General Assembly, copies of the reports must be submitted to the Director of the Legislative Service Commission (LSC). Section 101.68(C) requires LSC to monthly inform each member of the General Assembly of the reports received. Below is the annotated bibliography of reports recently submitted to LSC. The bibliography, compiled by the LSC Library staff, also includes other documents that may be of interest to legislators. The links to electronic copies of the documents are included; click "View Report" to open a document. Please call the LSC Library at (614) 466-5312 if you would like to receive more information about this document.

EDUCATION, OHIO. DEPT. OF

2021 ANNUAL REPORT ON EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS, December 2021, 24 pages

Report required by Section 265.505 of H.B. 166 of the 133rd General Assembly; describes how the Department partners with educational services center to further the state's goals in the areas of quality schools, academic standards, educator preparation, and accountability and report cards; describes the general funding of educational service centers and provides the specific allocation to educational service centers to fund the partnerships. 

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EDUCATION, OHIO. DEPT. OF

IMPLEMENTING OHIO'S DYSLEXIA SUPPORT LAWS: COST-STUDY ANALYSIS INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS ON EFFECTIVELY ADDRESSING THE COSTS OF IMPLEMENTING DYSLEXIA SCREENING, INDENTIFICATION AND REMEDIATION SERVICES, December 2021, 12 pages

Report required by Section 733.51 of H.B. 436 of the 133rd General Assembly (2019-2020); a cost analysis to determine the financial costs incurred by school districts to implement universal screening, identification and remediation services that comply with Ohio’s dyslexia support laws; makes five recommendations: (1) employ universal screening with brief, short-cycle assessments, (2) invest in strengthening core reading and literacy curriculum, (3) use diagnostic assessment data to match students to evidence based targeted interventions, (4) apply progress monitoring, and (5) consider special education services only after intensive, individualized interventions fail; includes charts briefly summarizing projected costs for implementing each recommendation; separate appendix is a detailed cost analysis of recommendations implemented in four Ohio districts: Clermont Northeastern Schools, Cincinnati Public Schools, Marysville Exempted Village School District, and Upper Arlington City Schools.

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HIGHER EDUCATION, OHIO. DEPT. OF

ANNUAL REPORT ON OHIO MEANS INTERNSHIPS AND CO-OPS PROGRAM, December 3, 2021, 10 pages

Report required by R.C. 3333.041; reports as directed by the statute on the academic and economic impact of Ohio's co-op/internship program and includes specific information about: (1) the progress and performance metrics for each initiative that received an award in the previous fiscal year, (2) economic indicators of the impact of each initiative, and all initiatives as a whole, on the regional economies and the statewide economy, and (3) the Chancellor's strategy in allocating awards among state institutions of higher education and how the actual awards fit that strategy; states in this fiscal year, the Ohio Department of Higher Education did not receive an Ohio Means Internships & Co-ops (OMIC) appropriation and made no awards, but previous awards are "still having an influence in student placements, as well as an economic impact;" includes tables that demonstrate the total placements at colleges from 2014 to the present and the major industries and occupations where colleges placed students.

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HIGHER EDUCATION, OHIO. DEPT. OF

CHOOSE OHIO FIRST 2020-2021 ANNUAL REPORT, 14 pages

Report required by R.C. 3333.041; summarizes the Chancellor’s new competitive proposal process for FY 2021 to designate Choose Ohio First institutions and award funding to those institutions for student scholarships; proposals were based on priorities outlined in R.C. 3333.62; the Chancellor awarded $42.8 million to 57 Ohio institutions to begin offering scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year; describes how the awards are consistent with strategies to encourage completion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degrees and certificates.

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HIGHER EDUCATION, OHIO. DEPT. OF

OHIO REMEDIATION REPORT, December 2021, 22 pages

Report required by R.C. 3345.061 and 3333.041; reports on the numbers and percentages of first-time Ohio high school graduates enrolled in remedial mathematics and English at Ohio's state-assisted colleges and universities; includes enrollment numbers and remediation rates disaggregated by race and ethnicity and by economic status; data presented in the report coincides with the COVID-19 outbreak and shows Ohio public high school graduates matriculating to a public college or university declined by 4.2%, a decline more prevalent in underserved populations, notably the percent of black high school graduates matriculating to college or university declined from 32% in 2019 to 26% in 2020; provides data at the school district level for 2020 spring graduates; data at the district and school level can be viewed at https://www.ohiohighered.org/data-reports/college-readiness

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TURNPIKE AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMISSION, OHIO

ADOPTED 2022 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS, December 21, 2021, 15 pages

Report required by R.C. 5537.17; certified copies of Resolution No. 71-2021 and 72-2021, adopting the Commission's annual operating and capital budgets for 2022.

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