The Paul W.Crowley Rhode Island Student Investment Initiative [See Title
16 Chapter 97 The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]
§ 16-7.1-19 Vocational technical equity
(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.)