TITLE 16
Education

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 16-7.1-18


§ 16-7.1-18 Investment funds – Funding.

Funding of the investment funds enumerated in § 16-7.1-6, 16-7.1-8, 16-7.1-9, 16-7.1-10, 16-7.1-11, and 16-7.1-12 shall be by funds set aside from the state operations aid to be provided to school districts in the same manner as funds set aside and provided to school districts pursuant to chapter 67 of this title for literacy programs. The amount to be set aside will be that amount designated for each investment fund in the state budget as enacted. The funds thus set aside and provided to school districts shall be used for the purposes required by the terms of §§ 16-7.1-6, 16-7.1-8, and 16-7.1-9. The fund thus set aside and provided to school districts shall be restricted to be used for the purposes required by the terms of §§ 16-7.1-10, 16-7.1-11, and 16-7.1-12. The full set aside amount will be available for use by the school district. Use of this set aside amount must be based on the strategic plan required to be submitted by local school districts to the department of elementary and secondary education by chapter 7.1 of this title.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 31, art. 23, § 5; P.L. 1999, ch. 159, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 370, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 22, § 2.)