2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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School Division Consolidation Plan (language only)

Item 136 #14s

Item 136 #14s

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 125, after line 40, insert:

"29.  The Commission on the Future of Elementary and Secondary Education shall examine and recommend a statutory framework for (i) incentives to local school divisions to jointly, or regionally, operate or to contract for educational services with an adjacent school division, or to fully consolidate in order to improve educational services or achieve savings, and (ii) possible disincentives that should be imposed on certain smaller school divisions that do not either consolidate or otherwise create significant efficiencies by sharing educational services with adjacent school divisions within a certain time frame.  The Commission shall issue a preliminary report of findings no later than December 1, 2018, and a final report with a specific recommended plan of action no later than November 1, 2019."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)