As used in this section, "institution" means a residential facility that receives and cares for children maintained by the department of youth services and that operates a school chartered by the state board of education under section 3301.16 of the Revised Code.
(A) On or before the thirty-first day of each January and July, the superintendent of each institution that during the six-month period immediately preceding each January or July provided an elementary or secondary education for any child, other than a child receiving special education under section 3323.091 of the Revised Code, shall prepare and submit to the department of education, a statement for each such child indicating the child's name, any school district responsible to pay tuition for the child as determined by the superintendent in accordance with division (C)(2) or (3) of section 3313.64 of the Revised Code, and the period of time during that six-month period that the child received an elementary or secondary education. If any school district is responsible to pay tuition for any such child, the department of education, no later than the immediately succeeding last day of February or August, as applicable, shall calculate the amount of the tuition of the district under section 3317.08 of the Revised Code for the period of time indicated on the statement and do one of the following:
(1) If the tuition amount is equal to or less than the district's state education aid, pay to the institution submitting the statement an amount equal to the tuition amount, as provided under division (G) of section 3317.024 of the Revised Code, and deduct the tuition amount from the state basic aid funds payable to the district, as provided under division (C)(2) of section 3317.023 of the Revised Code;
(2) If the tuition amount is greater than the district's state education aid, require the district to pay to the institution submitting the statement an amount equal to the tuition amount.
(B) In the case of any disagreement about the school district responsible to pay tuition for a child pursuant to this section, the superintendent of public instruction shall make the determination in any such case in accordance with division (C)(2) or (3) of section 3313.64 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 6/30/2011.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.
Effective Date: 07-01-1998; 06-30-200.