§16-7.1-19  Vocational technical equity fund. –

Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 16-7.1

The Paul W.Crowley Rhode Island Student Investment Initiative [See Title

16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-7.1-19

   § 16-7.1-19  Vocational technical equity

fund. –

(a) The general assembly recognizes the need to support the academic

instruction component of vocational education for students enrolled in career

and technical education programs. To accomplish this, the general assembly

shall appropriate some sum per student for each student who attends a locally

operated career and technical center based on the enrollments reported to the

department of elementary and secondary education for the reference year as

defined in § 16-7-16. The sum shall be five hundred dollars ($500) per

student. Funding under this section will be limited to those students enrolled

in programs that are part of the career and technical education system as

approved by the department of elementary and secondary education.

   (b) For fiscal year 2007, aid received pursuant to this

section shall be equal to aid received in the fiscal year 2006 enacted by the

2005 general assembly.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2000, ch. 55, art. 20, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 22, § 2;

P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 18, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 376, art. 9, § 8;

P.L. 2006, ch. 246, art. 19, § 9.)