Funding

Regional Education Association
Legislative Funding

Senate Bill 2013 http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/64-2015/documents/15-8146-05000.pdf 
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SECTION 6. REGIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONS - GRANTS. During the 2015-17 biennium, the superintendent of public instruction shall expend up to $800,000 from the integrated formula payments line item in subdivision 1 of section 1 of this Act for the purpose of providing an annual grant to each eligible regional education association in order to assist each association with the cost of compensating a coordinator.

  1. In order to receive a grant under this section, each regional education association must: 
    • Enter a contract with an individual to serve as a coordinator, on a full-time or a part-time basis, for a duration of at least twelve months;
    • Provide from other revenue sources at least thirty percent of the total compensation payable to the coordinator.
  2. The maximum grant payable to a regional education association under this section during each year of the biennium is the lesser of $50,000 or seventy percent of the total compensation payable to the coordinator.

Senate Bill 2031 http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/64-2015/documents/15-0291-10000.pdf 
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SECTION 8. AMENDMENT. Section 15.1-27-03.1 of the North Dakota Century Code is amended and reenacted as follows: 

  1. For each school district, the superintendent of public instruction shall multiply by:
    • 0.002 the number of students enrolled in average daily membership in a school district that is a participating member of a regional education association meeting the requirements of chapter 15.1-09.1.
Great Northwest Education Cooperative
Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative
Missouri River Education Cooperative
North Central Education Cooperative
Northeast Education Services Cooperative
Red River Valley Education Cooperative
Roughrider Education Services Program
South East Education Cooperative