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Title 16 : Education



(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 2963)
  • § 2963. Special education expenditures reimbursement

    (a) Based on where the related cost is incurred, each town school district, city school district, union school district, unified union school district, incorporated school district, the member school districts of an interstate school district, and unorganized town or gore or supervisory union shall receive a special education expenditures reimbursement grant each school year.

    (b) The amount of a school district's or supervisory union's special education expenditures reimbursement shall be equal to the total of its special education expenditures multiplied by the reimbursement rate for that year.

    (c) As used in this subchapter:

    (1) Special education expenditures are allowable expenditures for special education, as defined by rule of the State Board, less the following:

    (A) revenue from federal aid for special education;

    (B) mainstream service costs, as defined in subdivision 2961(c)(1) of this title;

    (C) extraordinary special education expenditures, as defined in section 2962 of this title;

    (D) any transportation expenses already reimbursed;

    (E) special education costs for a student eligible for aid under section 2963a of this title; and

    (F) other State funds used for special education costs as defined by the State Board by rule.

    (2) The State Board shall define allowable expenditures under this subsection. Allowable expenditures shall include any expenditures required under federal law.

    (3) "Special education expenditures reimbursement rate" means a percentage of special education expenditures that is calculated to achieve the 60 percent share required by subsection 2967(b) of this title.

    (d) [Repealed.]  (Added 1987, No. 235 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; amended 1989, No. 107, § 7; 1989, No. 230 (Adj. Sess.), § 19, eff. July 1, 1991; 1991, No. 104, § 1, eff. June 27, 1991; 1991, No. 104, § 3; 1995, No. 157 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. July 1, 1997; 1997, No. 60, § 30c, eff. July 1, 1998; 1997, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), § 114, eff. March 11, 1998; 2001, No. 8, § 13; 2003, No. 36, § 14; 2003, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 8; 2015, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 2017.)