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Section 3317.24 | Enrollment in program to earn high school diploma.

 

(A) For purposes of this section, "competency-based educational program" and "eligible individual" have the same meanings as in section 3317.23 of the Revised Code.

(B) An eligible individual may enroll in a joint vocational school district that operates an adult education program for up to two cumulative school years for the purpose of completing the requirements to earn a high school diploma. An individual enrolled under this division may elect to satisfy these requirements by successfully completing a competency-based educational program that complies with the standards adopted by the department of education under section 3317.231 of the Revised Code. The district shall report an individual's enrollment under this division on a full-time equivalency basis under division (B) of section 3317.036 of the Revised Code and shall not report that individual's enrollment under section 3317.03 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.

(C)(1) For each joint vocational school district that enrolls individuals under division (B) of this section, the department annually shall certify the enrollment and attendance, on a full-time equivalency basis, of each individual reported by the district under division (B) of section 3317.036 of the Revised Code.

(2) For each individual enrolled in a joint vocational school district under division (B) of this section, the department annually shall pay the district 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 sections 3313.603, 3313.61, 3313.611, and 3313.614 of the Revised Code.

(D) If an individual enrolled in a joint vocational school district under division (B) of this section completes the requirements to earn a high school diploma, the joint vocational school district shall certify the completion of those requirements to the city, local, or exempted village school district in which the individual resides. Upon receiving certification under this division, the city, local, or exempted village school district in which the individual resides shall issue a high school diploma to the individual within sixty days of receiving the certification.

(E) A joint vocational school district that enrolls individuals under division (B) 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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