§ 16-7-15 Statement of purpose.
The purpose of §§ 16-7-15 to 16-7-34 is to provide a quality education for all Rhode Island youth by requiring a minimum per pupil expenditure level, by encouraging school committees to provide superior education beyond this minimum, by identifying fiscal responsibilities of school committees, by further improving the efficiency of our school systems through encouraging small school districts to combine into larger, more efficient regionalized units, and by incorporating the many various state aids into one comprehensive program.
(P.L. 1960, ch. 27, § 1.)