State law requires state agencies to develop models and guidance to promote parent and family engagement.
Ohio Revised Code 3301.131 School-parent and school-business partnerships.
The department of education shall encourage, seek out, and publicize to the general public and the school districts of this state, innovative and exemplary school-parent and school-business partnerships. The board of education of a district involved in such a partnership shall cooperate with the department by providing information about the partnership. As used in this section: (A) “School-parent partnership” means a program that actively involves parents of students in the decision-making process of the school district or individual schools within the district;
Ohio Revised Code 3301.134 Awards for innovative and exemplary parental involvement programs.
(A) In each fiscal year the department of education, in accordance with appropriations made by the general assembly, may issue awards of equal amounts up to fifteen thousand dollars to those fifty public schools that are determined by the department to have implemented in the immediately preceding fiscal year innovative and exemplary parental involvement programs that have enhanced parental involvement in such schools according to criteria established by the department. (B) The department of education shall collect and retain information on the innovative and exemplary parental involvement programs of all schools that have received awards under division (A) of this section. In each fiscal year the department shall publicize to every school district a description of each of the innovative and exemplary parental involvement programs of the schools that have received awards in the immediately preceding fiscal year. (C) Any school that receives an award under division (A) of this section may expend the money on any lawful purpose.
147 v H 215. Eff 6-30-97.
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Ohio Revised Code 3317.26 Expense of wellness and success funds for city, local, and exempted village school districts.
(B) In any fiscal year, a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, community school, or STEM school shall spend the student wellness and success funds it receives for any of the following initiatives or a combination of any of the following initiatives: (1) Mental health services; (2) Services for homeless youth; (3) Services for child welfare involved youth; (4) Community liaisons; (5) Physical health care services; (6) Mentoring programs; (7) Family engagement and support services; (8) City connects programming; (9) Professional development regarding the provision of trauma informed care; (10) Professional development regarding cultural competence; (11) Student services provided prior to or after the regularly scheduled school day or any time school is not in session. (C) 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 student wellness and success funds it receives in coordination with at least one of the following community partners: (1) A board of alcohol, drug, and mental health services established under Chapter 340. of the Revised Code; (2) An educational service center; (3) A county board of developmental disabilities; (4) A community-based mental health treatment provider; (5) A board of health of a city or general health district; (6) A county department of job and family services; (7) A nonprofit organization with experience serving children; (8) A public hospital agency. (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, in a manner prescribed by the department, describing the initiative or initiatives on which the district’s or school’s student wellness and success funds were spent during that fiscal year.