To authorize a public or chartered nonpublic school to enter into an agreement with a volunteer law enforcement officer to patrol school premises to prevent or respond to a mass casualty event, to provide the parties with a qualified immunity from civil liability, and to provide a tax credit for volunteer service.
With regard to teacher evaluations.
To require the State Board of Education to adopt rules prescribing standards for safety enhancements to new public and nonpublic school facilities and to require the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission to revise its construction and design standards to comply with the State Board's standards.
To generally require public and chartered nonpublic schools to open for instruction after Labor Day.
To make changes to the law governing immunization of children enrolled in school, preschool programs, and day-care programs.
To revise the state report card rating system for school districts and public schools.
Enacts section 131.46 of the Revised Code to provide for payments to municipalities or school districts for their lost income tax revenue after a business lays off 50 or more employees within their jurisdiction.
With respect to the expulsion of a student from a school district, community school, or STEM school for communicating a threat of violence to occur on school grounds.
To condition payment from the Department of Education to an Internet or computer-based community school on the school's use of automatically verifiable software that tracks attendance, class size, and participation.