(A) As used in this section, "gifted unit ADM" means a school district's formula ADM minus the number of students reported by a district under divisions (A)(2)(a) and (i) of section 3317.03 of the Revised Code.
(B) The department of education shall compute and pay to a school district funds based on units for services to students identified as gifted under Chapter 3324. of the Revised Code as prescribed by this section.
(C) The department shall allocate gifted units for a school district as follows:
(1) One gifted coordinator unit shall be allocated for every 3,300 students in a district's gifted unit ADM, with a minimum of 0.5 units and a maximum of 8 units allocated for the district.
(2) One gifted intervention specialist unit shall be allocated for every 1,100 students in a district's gifted unit ADM, with a minimum of 0.3 units allocated for the district.
(D) The department shall pay the following amount to a school district for gifted units:
(1) In fiscal year 2014, $37,000 multiplied by the number of units allocated to a school district under division (C) of this section;
(2) In fiscal year 2015, $37,370 multiplied by the number of units allocated to a school district under division (C) of this section.
(E) A school district may assign gifted unit funding that it receives under division (D) of this section to another school district, an educational service center, a community school, or a STEM school as part of an arrangement to provide services to the district.
History. Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.