Ohio - Multi-tiered Positive Behavior Supports: Programs and Services (S/D)

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

Ohio Administrative Code 3301-35-15 Standards for the implementation of positive behavior intervention supports and the use of restraint and seclusion.

(7) "Positive behavior intervention and supports" means

  • (a) A school-wide systematic approach to embed evidence-based practices and data-driven decision making to improve school climate and culture in order to achieve improved academic and social outcomes, and increase learning for all students, and that
  • (b) Encompasses a range of systemic and individualized positive strategies to reinforce desired behaviors, diminish reoccurrences of challenging behaviors, and teach appropriate behaviors to students.

Ohio Administrative Code 3301-35-15 Standards for the implementation of positive behavior intervention supports and the use of restraint and seclusion.

(B) Implementation of positive behavior intervention and supports. Each school district shall implement positive behavior intervention and supports on a system-wide basis.

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