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H.710

Introduced by   Representatives Myers of Essex, Evans of Essex and Heath of Westford

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Education; supervisory districts; organization

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to authorize the state board of education to create a one-school district supervisory district which is organized to offer grades K-8.

AN ACT RELATING TO ORGANIZATION OF SUPERVISORY DISTRICTS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  16 V.S.A. § 261(a) and (c) are amended to read:

(a)  The state board shall review on its own initiative or when requested as per subsection (b) of this section and may regroup the supervisory unions of the state or create new supervisory unions in such manner as to afford increased efficiency or greater convenience and economy and to facilitate K-12 curriculum planning and coordination as changed conditions may seem to require.

(c)  The state board may designate any school district, including a unified union district, as a supervisory district if it will offer schools in grades K-12 or K-8 and is large enough to support the planning and administrative functions of a supervisory union.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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