Each scholarship to be used for payments to a registered private school is payable to the parents of the student entitled to the scholarship. Each scholarship to be used for payments to a public school in an adjacent school district is payable to the school district of attendance by the superintendent of public instruction. Each grant to be used for payments to an approved tutorial assistance provider is payable to the approved tutorial assistance provider.
(1) By the fifteenth day of each month of the school year that any scholarship students are enrolled in a registered private school, the chief administrator of that school shall notify the state superintendent of:
(a) The number of scholarship students who were reported to the school district as having been admitted by that private school pursuant to division (A)(2)(b) of section 3313.978 of the Revised Code and who were still enrolled in the private school as of the first day of such month;
(b) The number of scholarship students who were reported to the school district as having been admitted by another private school pursuant to division (A)(2)(b) of section 3313.978 of the Revised Code and since the date of admission have transferred to the school providing the notification under division (A)(1) of this section.
(2) From time to time, the state superintendent shall make a payment to the parent of each student entitled to a scholarship. Each payment shall include for each student reported under division (A)(1) of this section a portion of the scholarship amount specified in divisions (C)(1) and (2) of section 3313.978 of the Revised Code. This amount shall be proportionately reduced in the case of any such student who is not enrolled in a registered private school for the entire school year.
(3) The first payment under this division shall be made by the last day of November and shall equal one-third of the estimated total amount that will be due to the parent for the school year pursuant to division (A)(2) of this section.
(B) The state superintendent, on behalf of the parents of a scholarship student enrolled in a public school in an adjacent school district pursuant to section 3327.06 of the Revised Code, shall make the tuition payments required by that section to the school district admitting the student, except that, notwithstanding sections 3323.13 , 3323.14 , and 3327.06 of the Revised Code, the total payments in any school year shall not exceed the scholarship amount provided in divisions (C)(1) and (2) of section 3313.978 of the Revised Code.
(C) Whenever an approved provider provides tutorial assistance to a student, the state superintendent shall pay the approved provider for such costs upon receipt of a statement specifying the services provided and the costs of the services, which statement shall be signed by the provider and verified by the chief administrator having supervisory control over the tutoring site. The total payments to any approved provider under this division for all provider services to any individual student in any school year shall not exceed the grant amount provided in division (C)(3) of section 3313.978 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2012.
Effective Date: 06-26-2003