TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-77.1
Funding of Charter Public Schools [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-77.1-3


§ 16-77.1-3 Federal funds for charter public schools start up costs.

Charter public schools may apply for federal funds to support start up costs. Charter public schools shall become eligible to apply for federal funds upon approval of the charter public school's application by the board of regents for elementary and secondary education. Federal funds shall be distributed to charter public schools by the department of elementary and secondary education through a process which requires each charter public school seeking the funds to submit a grant application to the department of elementary and secondary education. The grant application process shall be established and implemented by the Rhode Island department of elementary and secondary education.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 366, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 18, § 3.)