3301-44-06 College and high school graduation credit.

(A) If a student successfully completes a course in which the student was enrolled under division (A)(2) or (B) of section 3365.04 of the Revised Code , the board of education, the governing authority of a community school, or nonpublic school shall award the student appropriate credit toward high school graduation in accordance with paragraph (B) of this rule.

(B) High school credit awarded for courses successfully completed under this chapter shall count toward the graduation requirements and subject area requirements of the school district, community school, or nonpublic school when the student has elected to receive high school credit under section 3365.04 of the Revised Code.

(1) If a course comparable to one a student completed at a college is offered by the district, community school, or nonpublic school, the board, or school shall award comparable credit for the course completed at the college.

(2) If no comparable course is offered by the district, community school, or nonpublic school, the board or school shall grant an appropriate number of credits in a similar subject area to the student.

(3) If there is a dispute between a school district board or governing authority of a community school and the student regarding high school credits granted for a course, the student may appeal the decision to the state board of education. The state board's decision regarding any high school credits granted under this rule is final.

(C) Evidence of successful completion of each course and the high school credits awarded by the district, community school, or nonpublic school shall be included in the student's record. The record shall indicate that the credits were earned as a participant of the post-secondary enrollment options program and shall include the name of the college at which the credits were earned.

(D) The district board, the governing authority of a community school or nonpublic school administrator shall determine whether and the manner in which the grade achieved in a course completed at a college under division (A)(2) or (B) of section 3365.04 of the Revised Code and for which high school graduation credit is awarded will be counted in the student's cumulative grade point average.

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, 2/24/98, 6/4/01, 2/24/06