§ 16-42.1-3 Operations.
The department of elementary and secondary education shall:
(1) Establish policies and procedures for the academy consistent with this chapter.
(2) Carry out the following responsibilities:
(i) Inform all school systems of the functions and funding of the academy;
(ii) Help school systems to develop cooperative, partnership, or regional programs;
(iii) Review and approve proposals submitted by local school systems;
(iv) Help to create new and productive approaches to providing direct services to meet the needs of gifted and talented students;
(v) Consult with the state advisory committee established in § 16-42-3 on operation of the academy program;
(vi) Assure that services funded under the academy's auspices are direct and supplementary service to gifted and talented students;
(vii) Monitor funded programs;
(viii) Report on progress of programs funded under the academy.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 585, § 1.)