3301-13-04 Establishing provisions for a waiver by the superintendent of public instruction.

(A) Pursuant to sections 3314.08 and 3317.03 of the Revised Code, a school district and/or community school shall not include in its membership for funding purposes a student who in the preceding school year did not take all of the assessments as prescribed by sections 3301.0710, 3301.0711, and 3301.0712 of the Revised Code. Paragraph (B) of this rule provides for a school district and/or community school superintendent, head administrator or designee to request a waiver of this prohibition in order to be able to include in a school district's and/or community school's membership any such student, provided the superintendent of public instruction grants the waiver for that specific student in accordance with the provisions of this rule.

(B) Each year that assessments are administered pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, the a school district and/or community school superintendent, head administrator or designee shall, by the thirtieth of June, submit to the superintendent of public instruction in the manner specified by the department of education any request for a waiver for any such school with a student in its average daily membership who, in that school year, did not take one or more of the assessments as required by rule 3301-13-02 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The superintendent of public instruction may grant a waiver for such an individual for good cause shown, such as a medical condition attested to have prevented the student from taking one or more assessments during any test administration period.

(D) The provisions of this rule shall not be interpreted to mean that any student for whom a waiver is granted is exempt from the assessment provisions of this chapter. Each district and community school is accountable for all such students in accordance with section 3302.03 of the Revised Code.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3301-13-04

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2012 and 11/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07, 3301.0710, 3301.0711
Rule Amplifies: 3301.0710, 3301.0711 , 3301.0712
Prior Effective Dates: 3-30-90; 12-1-92; 8-10-00; 8-22-02; 12/21/2007