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Section 3314.38 | Enrollment in dropout prevention and recovery program.

 

(A) An individual who is at least twenty-two years of age and who is an eligible individual as defined in section 3317.23 of the Revised Code may enroll for up to two consecutive school years in a dropout prevention and recovery program operated by a community school that is designed to allow enrollees to earn a high school diploma. An individual enrolled under this division may elect to satisfy the requirements to earn a high school diploma by successfully completing a competency-based educational program, as defined in section 3317.23 of the Revised Code, that complies with the standards adopted by the department of education under section 3317.231 of the Revised Code. The community school shall report that individual's enrollment on a full-time equivalency basis to the department. This report shall be in addition to the report required under division (B) of section 3314.08 of the Revised Code. An individual enrolled under this division shall not be assigned to classes or settings with students who are younger than eighteen years of age.

(B)(1) For each community school that enrolls individuals under division (A) of this section, the department annually shall certify the enrollment and attendance, on a full-time equivalency basis, of each individual reported by the school under that division.

(2) For each individual enrolled in a community school under division (A) of this section, the department annually shall pay the community school up to $5,000, as determined by the department based on the extent of the individual's successful completion of the graduation requirements prescribed under division (A)(11)(f) of section 3314.03 of the Revised Code.

(C) A community school that enrolls individuals under division (A) of this section shall be subject to the program administration standards adopted by the department under section 3317.231 of the Revised Code, as applicable.

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