The department of education shall make periodic payments to an eligible applicant for services for each qualified special education child for whom a scholarship has been awarded. The total of all payments made to an applicant in each school year shall not exceed the amount calculated for the child under section 3310.56 of the Revised Code.
The department shall proportionately reduce the scholarship amount in the case of a child who is not enrolled in the special education program of an alternative public provider or a registered private provider for the entire school year.
In accordance with division (A) of section 3310.62 of the Revised Code, the department shall make no payments to an applicant for a first-time scholarship for a qualified special education child while any administrative or judicial mediation or proceedings with respect to the content of the child's individualized education program are pending.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.