(A) The governor's effective and efficient schools recognition program is hereby created. Each year, the governor shall recognize, in a manner deemed appropriate by the governor, the top ten per cent of all public schools in this state, including schools of city, exempted village, local, or joint vocational school districts, community schools established under Chapter 3314. of the Revised Code, and STEM schools established under Chapter 3326. of the Revised Code.
(B) The top ten per cent of schools shall be determined by the department of education according to standards established by the department. The standards shall include, but need not be limited to, both of the following:
(1) Student performance, as determined by factors including, but not limited to, performance indicators under section 3302.02 of the Revised Code, report cards issued under section 3302.03 of the Revised Code, performance index score rankings under section 3302.21 of the Revised Code, and any other statewide or national assessment or student performance recognition program the department selects;
(2) Fiscal performance, including cost-effective measures taken by the school.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.