3313.473 Operation of school building by site-based management council - alternative structure for district program.

(A) This section does not apply to any school district to which one of the following applies:

(1) For the 2011-2012 school year, the school district was declared to be excellent or effective under section 3302.03 of the Revised Code, as that section existed prior to the effective date of this section.

(2) For the 2012-2013 school year, the school district received a grade of "A" or "B" for the performance index score under division (A)(1)(b) and for the value-added dimension under division (A)(1)(e) of section 3302.03 of the Revised Code.

(3) For the 2013-2014 school year, the school district received a grade of "A" or "B" for the performance index score under division (B)(1)(b) and for the value-added dimension under division (B)(1)(e) of section 3302.03 of the Revised Code.

(4) For the 2014-2015 school year and for any school year thereafter, the school district received an overall grade of "A" or "B" under division (C)(3) of section 3302.03 of the Revised Code.

(B) The state board of education shall adopt rules requiring school districts with a total student count of over five thousand, as determined pursuant to section 3317.03 of the Revised Code, to designate one school building to be operated by a site-based management council. The rules shall specify the composition of the council and the manner in which members of the council are to be selected and removed.

(C) The rules adopted under division (B) of this section shall specify those powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities that shall be vested in the management council and that would otherwise be exercised by the district board of education. The rules shall also establish a mechanism for resolving any differences between the council and the district board if there is disagreement as to their respective powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities.

(D) The board of education of any school district described by division (B) of this section may, in lieu of complying with the rules adopted under this section, file with the department of education an alternative structure for a district site-based management program in at least one of its school buildings. The proposal shall specify the composition of the council, which shall include an equal number of parents and teachers and the building principal, and the method of selection and removal of the council members. The proposal shall also clearly delineate the respective powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the district board and the council. The district's proposal shall comply substantially with the rules adopted under division (B) of this section.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.184, HB 555, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Renumbered from § 3314.20 by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.

Effective Date: 08-15-2003