(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction will determine and report the at-risk student payment for each school district by March 1 for the ensuing school year.

(2) Payments will be distributed to school districts by the Superintendent of Public Instruction on the schedule for BASE aid distributions provided in 20-9-344, MCA.

(3) A district's at-risk student payment for FY 20XX will be calculated as follows:

(a) Divide the district's allocation under 20 U.S.C. 6332, et seq. for FY 20XX-1 by the state total of funds allocated to all Montana districts that applied for funds under that program for FY 20XX-1;

(b) Multiply the ratio calculated in (3)(a) by the total state appropriation for at-risk student payments for FY 20XX.

(4) School districts that did not receive funding under the federal program referred to in 20-9-328, MCA, for FY 20XX-1 will not receive an at-risk student payment for FY 20XX.

History: 20-3-106, MCA; IMP, 20-9-328, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 3070, Eff. 12/22/06; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 1692, Eff. 8/15/08.