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Section 3345.86 | Enrollment in program to earn high school diploma.

 

(A) As used in this section, an "eligible institution" means a community college established under Chapter 3354. of the Revised Code, a university branch established under Chapter 3355. of the Revised Code, a technical college established under Chapter 3357. of the Revised Code, or a state community college established under Chapter 3358. of the Revised Code.

(B) 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 in an eligible institution for up to two consecutive 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, as defined in section 3317.02 of the Revised Code, that complies with the standards adopted by the department of education under section 3317.231 of the Revised Code.

The eligible institution in which the individual enrolls shall report that individual's enrollment on a full-time equivalency basis to the department.

(C)(1) For each eligible institution 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 institution under that division.

(2) For each individual enrolled in an eligible institution under division (B) of this section, the department annually shall pay the institution 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 an eligible institution under division (B) of this section completes the requirements to earn a high school diploma, the institution 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 receipt of the certification.

(E) An eligible institution 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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