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Section 3317.051 | Calculation of gifted funding units.

 

(A) 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.

(B) The department shall allocate gifted units for a school district as follows:

(1) For fiscal years 2022 and 2023:

(a) One gifted coordinator unit shall be allocated for every 3,300 students in a district's enrolled ADM, with a minimum of 0.5 units and a maximum of 8 units allocated for the district.

(b) One kindergarten through eighth grade gifted intervention specialist unit shall be allocated for every 140 gifted students enrolled in grades kindergarten through eight in the district, as certified under division (B)(22) of section 3317.03 of the Revised Code, with a minimum of 0.3 units allocated for the district.

(c) One ninth through twelfth grade gifted intervention specialist unit shall be allocated for every 140 gifted students enrolled in grades nine through twelve in the district, as certified under division (B)(22) of section 3317.03 of the Revised Code, with a minimum of 0.3 units allocated for the district.

(2) For fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, in the manner prescribed by the general assembly.

(C) The department shall pay an amount to a school district for gifted units as follows:

(a) For fiscal years 2022 and 2023, an amount equal to the following sum:

($85,776 X the number of units allocated to a school district under division (B)(1) of this section X the district's state share percentage) + ($89,378 X the number of units allocated to a school district under division (B)(2) of this section X the district's state share percentage) + ($80,974 X the number of units allocated to a school district under division (B)(3) of this section X the district's state share percentage)

(b) For fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, an amount calculated in a manner determined by the general assembly.

(D) A school district may assign gifted unit funding that it receives under division (C) 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.

Last updated October 12, 2021 at 3:35 PM

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