3301-11-01 Definitions.

(A) "Applicant" is any parent, or any student who is at least eighteen years of age, who is seeking an educational choice scholarship for an eligible student;

(B) "Chartered nonpublic school" means a nonpublic school that holds a valid charter issued by the state board of education under section 3301.16 of the Revised Code and meets the standards established for such schools in Chapter 3301-35 of the Administrative Code;

(C) "Department" means Ohio department of education.

(D) "Designated building" is a school building that was not declared to be excellent or effective in the most recent rating published prior to the first day of July of the school year for which scholarships will be granted, and meets one of the following criteria:

(1) The building has been declared in at least two of the three most recent rating of school buildings published prior to the first day of July of the school year for which scholarships will be granted to be in a state of academic emergency or academic watch pursuant to section 3302.03 of the Revised Code; or

(2) The building was ranked, in at least two of the three most recent rankings published under section 3302.21 of the Revised Code prior to the first day of July of the school year for which a scholarship is sought, in the lowest ten per cent of all public school buildings according to its performance index score established pursuant to section 3302.21 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Eligible student" is a student who satisfies either of the conditions specified in division (A) or (B) of section 3310.03 of the Revised Code;

(F) "Enrolled" has the same meaning as in division (E) of section 3317.03 of the Revised Code;

(G) "Excused absence" is an absence from school approved by the administrator of a chartered nonpublic school on the basis of one or more of the conditions listed in paragraph (B)(2) of rule 3301-69-02 of the Administrative Code;

(H) "Family income" is the income of the applicant and his or her supporting unit;

(I) "Local financial assistance program" is a program (not administered by the state of Ohio) the purpose of which is to provide financial assistance to students attending nonpublic schools;

(J) "Parent" has the same meaning as in section 3313.98 of the Revised Code;

(K) "Resident district" means the school district in which a student is entitled to attend school under section 3313.64 or section 3313.65 of the Revised Code;

(L) "Scholarship recipient" is a student who has been awarded, has accepted and has received an educational choice scholarship; and

(M) "School year" has the same meaning as in section 3313.62 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 02/24/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/05/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3310.17
Rule Amplifies: 3310.01 to 3310.17
Prior Effective Dates: 2/24/2006, 9/23/2006, 5/26/07