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What are some services offered by the Oklahoma State Department of Education?

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Some services offered by the Oklahoma State Department of Education are for special education, child nutrition, teacher certification, student transportation and educator effectiveness. The official website for the state's Department of Education provides parents and the public with links to these and many other services and resources.

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The Special Education services offer support for parents and families that have children with disabilities. The services offered include listings of family resources, such as links to statewide organizations and programs. There are links to the National Alliance on Mental Illness and to information on Oklahoma schools for the deaf and blind.

The Teacher Certification office is responsible for teacher credentialing and provides teachers with resources for certification and recertification requirements. This office also provides information for school administrators on the certification process for teachers.

Oklahoma State Department of Education also provides services, such as access to academic standards and assessment. By clicking on the link "Academic Standards" parents and the public can view a quick guide to the standards and assessments for different subjects that include English language arts, mathematics and science.

Other services are for child nutrition and student transportation. Child nutrition services gives information on the different programs available for schoolchildren, such as the breakfast and lunch programs. There are many other services offered by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, including for accreditation, school personnel records and federal programs.

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