3301-44-01 Definitions.

The following terms are defined as they are used in this chapter.

(A) "College" means any state-assisted college or university described in section 3333.041 of the Revised Code, any nonprofit institution holding a certificate of authorization pursuant to Chapter 1713. of the Revised Code, any private institution exempt from regulation under Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code as prescribed in section 3333.046 of the Revised Code, and any institution holding a certificate of registration from the state board of career colleges and schools and program authorization for an associate or bachelor's degree program issued under section 3332.05 of the Revised Code.

(B) "School district" except as specified in paragraph (I) of this rule, means the school district to which a student is admitted under section 3313.64, 3313.65, 3317.08, or 3313.98 of the Revised Code and does not include a joint vocational or cooperative education school district.

(C) "Parent" has the same meaning as in section 3313.64 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Participant" means a student enrolled in a college under the post-secondary enrollment options program established by this chapter.

(E) "Secondary grade" means the ninth through twelfth grades.

(F) "Locally determined" means official action by district boards of education.

(G) "Carnegie unit" means the basic unit of credit used to meet high school graduation requirements. One Carnegie unit is awarded for courses scheduled for one hundred twenty instructional hours. Exceptions are: (1) laboratory courses must be scheduled for one hundred fifty instructional hours; and (2) physical education must be scheduled for two hundred forty instructional hours for one Carnegie unit. Proportionate credit must be awarded for courses scheduled for fewer than the number of instructional hours required and may be awarded for courses scheduled for more than the requisite number of instructional hours for a Carnegie unit.

(H) "School foundation payments" means the amount required to be paid to a school district for a fiscal year under chapter 3306. or 3317. of the Revised Code.

(I) "Tuition base" means, with respect to a participant's school district, the sum of the current formula amount plus the per pupil amount of the base funding supplements specified in divisions (C)(1) to (C)(4) of section 3317.012 of the Revised Code.

(J) "Educational program" means enrollment in one or more school districts or in a college under division (B) of section 3365.04 of the Revised Code.

(K) "Nonpublic school" means a chartered or non-chartered and non-tax supported school for which minimum standards are prescribed by the state board of education pursuant to division (D) of section 3301.07 of the Revised Code.

(L) "Community school" means any school established pursuant to Chapter 3314. of the Revised Code that includes secondary grades.

(M) "Community school payments" means payments made by the department of education to a community school pursuant to division (D) of section 3314.08 of the Revised Code.

(N) "School year" has the same meaning as section 9.34 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 04/23/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/02/2011 and 02/02/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07, 3365.02
Rule Amplifies: 3365.02
Prior Effective Dates: 3/15/90 (Emer), 10/1/90, 3/9/98, 6/4/01, 2/24/06