20-32-101. Purpose -- definition. (1) The purpose of this part is to establish a Montana educational telecommunications network.
(2) For the purposes of this part, "network" means the Montana educational telecommunications network (METNET).
(3) The aims of the network are to provide:
(a) instructional and educational coursework and materials through telecommunications delivery to students in kindergarten through 12th grade in the Montana public school system;
(b) instructional and educational coursework and materials through telecommunications delivery to students enrolled in units of the Montana university system and the community colleges;
(c) instructional and professional development or other appropriate inservice training for teachers in the schools of the state; and
(d) telecommunications capabilities to agencies, subdivisions of state government, and public libraries in order to improve their ability to perform their responsibilities and duties.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 622, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 21, Ch. 308, L. 1995.