10.21.204 AMERICAN INDIAN ACHIEVEMENT GAP PAYMENTS - GENERAL FUND
(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction will determine and report the American Indian achievement gap payment for each school district by March 1 for the ensuing school year.
(2) The number of students used to determine the payment for FY 20XX+1 will be the number of American Indian students enrolled in the district in grades K-12 as reported on the fall enrollment count submitted by the district to the Superintendent of Public Instruction in FY 20XX. Students reported as not enrolled but receiving special education services and students who were aged 19 or older on or before September 10 of the school year of the count date will not be counted for purposes of this payment.
(3) The Superintendent of Public Instruction will provide an opportunity for district officials to review the enrollment information submitted on the fall enrollment report. Changes to the enrollment report information used for the American Indian achievement gap payment will not be accepted after December 31 except in cases of significant reporting error, as determined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
(4) 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.
History: 20-3-106, MCA; IMP, 20-9-330, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 3070, Eff. 12/22/06; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 1692, Eff. 8/15/08.