(A) The department shall notify the sponsor within a reasonable time under the circumstances that it intends to seek revocation of sponsorship authority unless the sponsor can demonstrate a satisfactory remedy for the deficiencies.
(B) The state board may revoke the sponsorship authority of any sponsor at any time that the state board finds that a sponsor either is not in compliance with, or is no longer willing to comply with, any of the following:
(1) Any section of the Revised Code or any rule of the Administrative Code that is applicable to sponsors or community schools:
(2) The sponsorship agreement to which it is a party; or
(3) Any community school contract to which it is a party.
(C) The state board shall notify the sponsor and all of the community schools that it sponsors within one business day of its finding.
(D) The state board or designee shall conduct a hearing on that matter in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
(E) After the hearing, if the state board or designee has confirmed the original finding, the department may revoke the sponsor's authority to sponsor community schools.
(F) The department may assume the sponsorship of any community school(s) with which the sponsor has contracted until the earlier of the expiration of two school years or until a new sponsor as described in division (C) (1) of section 3314.02 of the Revised Code is secured by the community school's governing authority.
(G) The resolution of the state board to revoke the sponsor's authority to sponsor community schools may be appealed by the sponsor in accordance with section 119.12 of the Revised Code.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/21/2008 and 04/19/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Prior Effective Dates: 7/7/03