Ohio - Community Use of Public School Facilities: Partnerships

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State laws authorizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.

Ohio Revised Code 3314.05 Specification of use and acquisition of facilities.

(5) Any facility used for a community school shall meet all health and safety standards established by law for school buildings.

(C) In the case where a community school is proposed to be located in a facility owned by a school district or educational service center, the facility may not be used for such community school unless the district or service center board owning the facility enters into an agreement for the community school to utilize the facility. Use of the facility may be under any terms and conditions agreed to by the district or service center board and the school.

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