(A) By a majority vote of its members, a board of education may appropriate from the general fund an amount sufficient to pay annual membership dues and service fees to one or more accrediting associations that have the purpose of improving education. Such annual membership dues and service fees shall not exceed in the aggregate five hundred dollars per public school evaluated for accreditation in the district.
(B) In addition to the expenditures authorized under division (A) of this section, a board of education may pay the necessary and proper expenses associated with accreditation activities and school evaluations. A board of education may pay an employee the employee's regular salary during the employee's service as an evaluator of a school in another school district.
Effective Date: 06-30-1997 .