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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 011 : UNION SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND JOINT SCHOOLS

Subchapter 004 : UNION SCHOOL DISTRICTS

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 722)
  • § 722. Unified union districts

    (a) A union school district shall be known as a unified union district if it provides for the education of resident prekindergarten-grade 12 students, whether by:

    (1) operating a school or schools for all grades;

    (2) operating a school or schools for all students in one or more grades and paying tuition for all students in the remaining grade or grades; or

    (3) paying tuition for all grades.

    (b) On the date the unified union district becomes operative, unless another date is specified in the study committee report, it shall supplant all other school districts within its borders, and they shall cease to exist.

    (c) If provided for in the committee report, the unified union school district board may be elected and may conduct business for the limited purpose of preparing for the transition to unified union district administration while the proposed member school districts continue to operate schools.

    (d) The functions of the legislative branch of each preexisting school district in warning meetings and conducting elections of unified union school district board members shall be performed by the corresponding board of alderpersons of a city or city council, the selectboard of a town, or the trustees of an incorporated school district as appropriate. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 50; amended 1977, No. 107; 1987, No. 228 (Adj. Sess.), § 14; 1997, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), § 112, eff. July 1, 1999; 2003, No. 76 (Adj. Sess.), § 24, eff. Feb. 17, 2004; 2003, No. 107 (Adj. Sess.), § 8; 2003, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2007, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 31; 2015, No. 46, § 44, eff. June 2, 2015.)