3301.86 OhioReads classroom reading grants program.

The classroom reading improvement grants program is hereby established. Under the program, the department of education shall award reading intervention grants to public schools and classrooms operated by city, local, and exempted village school districts, by community schools, and by educational service centers. The grants shall be used to fund the engagement of volunteers to assist struggling students in grades kindergarten through twelve improve their reading skills, to improve reading outcomes in low-performing schools, and to facilitate closing the achievement gap between students of different subgroups.

Effective Date: 09-28-1999; 06-30-2005.