(A) The boards of education or governing authorities of any two or more school districts or community schools may enter into an agreement for joint or cooperative establishment and operation of any educational program including any class, course, or program that may be included in a school district's or community school's graded course of study and staff development programs for teaching and nonteaching school employees. Each school district or community school that is party to such an agreement may contribute funds of the district or school in support of the agreement and for the establishment and operation of any educational program established under the agreement. The agreement shall designate one of the districts or community schools as responsible for receiving and disbursing the funds contributed by the parties to the agreement.
(B) Notwithstanding sections 3313.48 and 3313.64 of the Revised Code, any school district that is party to an agreement for joint or cooperative establishment and operation of an educational program may charge fees or tuition for students who participate in the program and are entitled to attend school in the district under section 3313.64 or 3313.65 of the Revised Code. Except as otherwise provided in division (G) of section 3321.01 of the Revised Code, no community school that is party to the agreement shall charge fees or tuition for students who participate in the program and are reported by the school under division (B)(2) of section 3314.08 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.128,SB 316, §101.01, eff. 9/24/2012.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Effective Date: 07-01-1998; 2008 HB562 09-22-2008