Section 3322.20 | Ohio computer science promise program.
(A) The Ohio computer science promise program is hereby established. Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, under the program, a student in any of grades seven through twelve who is a resident of this state may, at no cost to the student, enroll in and receive high school credit for one computer science course per academic year that is not offered by the student's public or nonpublic secondary school, provided the student is accepted into an eligible course offered by an approved provider and there are sufficient funds to support enrollment.
(B) All Ohio computer science promise program eligible courses and providers shall be approved by the department of education and workforce in consultation with the chancellor of higher education to be eligible for funding. The department annually shall publish a list of approved providers and courses.
(C)(1) Any student enrolled in a public secondary school may participate in the program if the student meets the applicable eligibility criteria.
(2) Any student enrolled in a nonpublic secondary school may participate in the program in a manner prescribed by the chancellor of higher education if the nonpublic school chooses to participate in the program.
(D) Governing entities shall grant high school credit for courses approved to receive funding through the Ohio computer science promise program.
(E) All public secondary schools shall participate in the program and are subject to the requirements of this chapter. Any nonpublic secondary school that chooses to participate in the program shall also be subject to the requirements of this chapter.
(F) The chancellor of higher education, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and in consultation with the director of education and workforce, shall adopt rules governing the program.
Last updated August 31, 2023 at 3:49 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- October 3, 2023 – Enacted by House Bill 33 - 135th General Assembly [ View October 3, 2023 Version ]