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SB18-215

Additional Funding For Small Rural Schools

Concerning additional funding for rural schools for the 2018-19 budget year.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)

The bill directs the general assembly to appropriate $10 million for the 2018-19 budget year to the department of education to distribute to small rural districts and institute charter schools that are located within small rural districts. The money is distributed on a per pupil basis based on the student enrollment or funded pupil count for the 2017-18 budget year. If the rural district is the authorizer for a district charter school, the rural district must distribute the full per pupil share of the amount received to the district charter school.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. D. Coram, Sen. L. Crowder
Rep. J. Reyher, Rep. D. Valdez

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Co-sponsor