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Section 3317.25 | Disadvantaged pupil impact aid spending.

 

(A) As used in this section, "disadvantaged pupil impact aid" means the following:

(1) For a city, local, or exempted village school district, the funds received under division (A)(4) of section 3317.022 of the Revised Code;

(2) For a joint vocational school district, the funds received under division (A)(3) of section 3317.16 of the Revised Code;

(3) For a community school established under Chapter 3314. of the Revised Code, the funds received under division (A)(4)(b) of section 3314.08 of the Revised Code;

(4) For a STEM school established under Chapter 3326. of the Revised Code, the funds received under division (A)(4)(b) of section 3326.33 of the Revised Code.

(B)(1) For fiscal years 2022 and 2023, a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, community school, or STEM school shall spend the disadvantaged pupil impact aid it receives for any of the following initiatives or a combination of any of the following initiatives:

(a) Extended school day and school year;

(b) Reading improvement and intervention;

(c) Instructional technology or blended learning;

(d) Professional development in reading instruction for teachers of students in kindergarten through third grade;

(e) Dropout prevention;

(f) School safety and security measures;

(g) Community learning centers that address barriers to learning;

(h) Academic interventions for students in any of grades six through twelve;

(i) Employment of an individual who has successfully completed the bright new leaders for Ohio schools program as a principal or an assistant principal under section 3319.272 of the Revised Code;

(j) Mental health services, including telehealth services;

(k) Culturally appropriate, evidence-based or evidence-informed prevention education, including youth-led programming and social and emotional learning curricula to promote mental health and prevent substance use and suicide;

(l) Services for homeless youth;

(m) Services for child welfare involved youth;

(n) Community liaisons or programs that connect students to community resources, including city connects, communities in schools, and other similar programs;

(o) Physical health care services, including telehealth services;

(p) Family engagement and support services;

(q) Student services provided prior to or after the regularly scheduled school day or any time school is not in session, including mentoring programs.

(2) For fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, each city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school district, community school, and STEM school shall spend the disadvantaged pupil impact aid it receives for one or more initiatives specified by the general assembly.

(C)(1) For fiscal years 2022 and 2023, each city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school district, community school, and STEM school that is subject to the requirements of this section shall develop a plan for utilizing the disadvantaged pupil impact aid it receives in coordination with at least one of the following community partners:

(a) A board of alcohol, drug, and mental health services established under Chapter 340. of the Revised Code;

(b) An educational service center;

(c) A county board of developmental disabilities;

(d) A community-based mental health treatment provider;

(e) A board of health of a city or general health district;

(f) A county department of job and family services;

(g) A nonprofit organization with experience serving children;

(h) A public hospital agency.

(2) For fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, each city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school district, community school, and STEM school that is subject to the requirements of this section shall develop a plan for utilizing the disadvantaged pupil impact aid it receives in the manner specified by the general assembly, if the general assembly requires city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school districts, community schools, and STEM schools to develop such a plan.

(D) After the end of each fiscal year, each city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, community school, and STEM school shall submit a report to the department of education describing the initiative or initiatives on which the district's or school's disadvantaged pupil impact aid were spent during that fiscal year. For fiscal years 2022 and 2023, this report shall be submitted in a manner prescribed by the department and shall also describe the amount of money that was spent on each initiative.

(E) Starting in 2015, the department shall submit a report of the information it receives under division (C) of this section to the General Assembly not later than the first day of December of each odd-numbered year in accordance with section 101.68 of the Revised Code.

Last updated October 7, 2021 at 11:12 AM

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