The board of education of each city, exempted village, local, and joint vocational school district may make a driver education course available to high school students enrolled in the district in accordance with Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code. No school district making such a course available shall require any pupil to enroll in the course in lieu of taking a training course from a private driver training school licensed under that chapter. The principal of each high school shall annually give written notice to the pupils enrolled in the high school that they may elect, under a procedure that shall be described in the notice, to take a training course from a private driver training school or, if available, enroll in a driver education course made available by the pupil's school district of attendance. No pupil shall receive course credit toward graduation for completing a driver education course conducted by a school district under this section.
Effective Date: 10-11-2002 .