3301-43-06 Administering ninth-grade proficiency and Ohio graduation tests to eligible adults.

(A) , Each city, exempted village, and local school district board of education shall make provisions to administer the ninth-grade proficiency test or the Ohio graduation test, as appropriate, to any eligible adult who is scheduled to earn a diploma on or after July 1, 1993, pursuant to either section 3313.61 or 3313.611 of the Revised Code, unless such individuals are exempted because of a disability. Such tests shall be administered twice each year in accordance with the provisions of rule 3301-13-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Such tests shall be administered twice each year in accordance with the provisions of rule 3301-13-02 of the Administrative Code and in accordance with the requirements of section 3301.0710 of the Revised Code and the transition schedule established pursuant to section 3301.0712 of the Revised Code from the use of the ninth-grade proficiency tests to the new Ohio graduation tests.

(C) The ninth-grade proficiency test or the Ohio graduation test administration is limited to those individuals enrolled in an adult high school continuation program and/or to an eligible adult who has earned at least one-half equivalent adult high school credit.

(D) Although the ninth-grade proficiency test or the Ohio graduation test shall be administered to eligible adults on the same days and in the same manner as prescribed for high school students, the district may administer the test to eligible adults in the evening hours.

(E) The proficiency test or the Ohio graduation test shall be provided and administered at no cost to the eligible adult student. The state board of education shall provide the test and the scoring. The school district shall administer the test.

(F) All test security provisions included in rule 3301-13-05 of the Administrative Code shall apply. The answer documents will be scored and the results reported in accordance with rule 3301-13-06 of the Administrative Code.

(G) Any applicant who has withdrawn from school prior to September 15, 2008, shall be administered the ninth-grade proficiency test or the Ohio graduation test according to the testing transition schedule established by section 3301.0712 of the Revised Code and according to the class of which they were last a member.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/10/2014 and 10/10/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3313.531 , 3313.611
Rule Amplifies: 3313.531 , 3313.611 , 3313.61 , 3301.0710 , 3301.0712
Prior Effective Dates: 10-1-90; 5-12-03