124D.69 AID FOR ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS PROVIDED UNDER CONTRACT.
Subdivision 1. Aid.
If a pupil enrolls in an alternative program, eligible under section
124D.68, subdivision 3
, paragraph (d), or subdivision 4, operated by a private organization
that has contracted with a school district to provide educational services for eligible pupils
124D.68, subdivision 2
, the district contracting with the private organization must
reimburse the provider an amount equal to the sum of (1) at least 95 percent of the district's
average general education less basic skills revenue per pupil unit times the number of pupil
units for pupils attending the program, and (2) the amount of basic skills revenue generated by
pupils attending the program according to section
126C.10, subdivision 4
. For a pupil attending
the program part time, the revenue paid to the program, excluding compensatory revenue, must
be reduced proportionately, according to the amount of time the pupil attends the program, and
revenue paid to the district shall be reduced accordingly. Pupils for whom a district provides
reimbursement may not be counted by the district for any purpose other than computation of
general education revenue. If payment is made to a district or program for a pupil under this
section, the department must not make a payment for the same pupil under section
. Notwithstanding sections
, general education
revenue for a student who receives educational services under this section shall be paid according
to this section.
Subd. 2. Reserve account.
During the term of the contract to provide educational services
under subdivision 1, all state aid under subdivision 1 accrues to the account assigned to the
alternative program site and is reserved for that site.
Subd. 3. Uncommon schools serving students with chemical dependencies; allocation
In addition to the amounts provided in section
124D.68, subdivision 9
, a school
district may allocate funds from its undesignated general fund to a private contracted alternative
program, including a private contracted alternative program that is tuition free and provides a
comprehensive secondary academic program for students who have been assessed chemically
dependent and who have completed a licensed treatment program for chemical dependency.
History: 1987 c 398 art 8 s 16; 1988 c 486 s 70; 1988 c 718 art 7 s 41; 1989 c 329 art 7 s 10;
1990 c 562 art 4 s 7; 1991 c 265 art 7 s 21; 1992 c 499 art 9 s 13; 1994 c 647 art 4 s 31; 1Sp1995
c 3 art 16 s 13; 1996 c 412 art 4 s 23; 1Sp1997 c 4 art 2 s 36; 1998 c 397 art 2 s 127,164; art 11 s
3; 1999 c 241 art 1 s 6; 1Sp2001 c 6 art 1 s 13; 2002 c 374 art 4 s 1; 1Sp2005 c 5 art 1 s 12