Chapter 3301-47 Education Program for Parents of Truant Students

3301-47-01 Establishment of an education program for parents of truant students.

(A) For purposes of this rule "Parent" means "parent", "guardian," or "other person having charge or care of a child" as defined in section 3321.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) When an educational program has been established under division (B) of section 3321.19 of the Revised Code, the program shall address the following topics:

(1) Compulsory school laws, including sections 3321.01, 3321.02, 3321.03, and 3321.04 of the Revised Code;

(2) Overview of school opportunities and options including positive approaches for addressing the identified social, emotional, and academic needs of the student;

(3) Impacts of frequent absences on college and workforce readiness; and,

(4) Other topics determined necessary by the district in collaboration with community partners.

(C) If the local board of education adopts an education program, it shall be reviewed at least every five years by such body.

(D) For the sole purpose of developing the education program, the local board of education shall establish an education program committee. Committee members may include, but are not limited to, a parent, a member of the board of education, a member of the local juvenile judicial system, a guidance counselor, a school psychologist, an attendance officer, a teacher, a principal, or a superintendent.

(E) When determining whether a parent of a student who is habitually truant, as that term is defined in section 2151.011 of the Revised Code, should be referred to an education program, consideration shall be given to the student's academic record, discipline record, and cooperation of the parent.

Replaces: 3301-47-01

Effective: 3/26/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/26/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: ORC 3301.07 ; 3321.19
Rule Amplifies: ORC 3321.19 ; 3321.191
Prior Effective Dates: 07/01/1990, 10/23/2004