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Rule 3301-48-02 | Interdistrict open enrollment programs.


(A) School district monitoring.

(1) In accordance with section 3313.98 of the Revised Code, school districts participating in interdistrict open enrollment will be monitored by the department of education and workforce to ensure compliance with section 3313.98 of the Revised Code and the districts policies.

(2) For monitoring purposes, each school district will provide the department of education and workforce with the following upon request:

(a) Written application and admission procedures and the application form used by the district;

(b) Written procedure for establishing district capacity limits by grade level, school building, and educational program;

(c) Written procedure to ensure that an appropriate racial balance is maintained in the district schools;

(d) Access to the following records:

(i) Individual student applications and a summary of those student applications for a school year;

(ii) Evidence of parental informational meetings; and

(iii) Evidence of notification of parents and school building administrators.

(3) Districts will certify to the department of education and workforce, in the format and within the timeframe prescribed by the department:

(a) That the district is complying with section 3313.98 of the Revised Code;

(b) Any change made by a school district to its interdistrict open enrollment policy within thirty days of the adoption of the resolution approving the change.

(4) Upon request of the department, each district will report any complaints filed or received regarding its interdistrict policy.

(5) The department may request such documents as necessary to verify the open enrollment policies adopted are being adhered to by the district and complaints are being addressed. This monitoring may also be completed via an on-site visit to the district.

(B) District reporting.

(1) The board of education of each city, exempted village, and local school district and each joint vocational school district will comply with the applicable reporting provisions set forth in section 3313.981 of the Revised Code.

(2) Reporting in compliance with section 3313.981 of the Revised Code will be accomplished through the statewide education management information system in a manner that complies with sections 3317.03 and 3301.0714 of the Revised Code and rule 3301-14-01 of the Administrative Code. Student enrollment will be reported on the basis of full-time equivalence.

(C) The educating district will receive payment based on section 3313.981 of the Revised Code.

Last updated May 14, 2024 at 8:40 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3301.07, 3313.98, 3313.981
Amplifies: 3313.98, 3313.981
Five Year Review Date: 5/12/2029
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1990, 8/3/1998, 2/22/2008, 6/28/2018