Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 3. Funding of Basic System of Quality Public Schools

At-Risk Student Payment

20-9-328. At-risk student payment. (1) The state shall provide an at-risk student payment to public school districts, as defined in 20-6-101 and 20-6-701, for at-risk students, as defined in 20-1-101 and referred to in 20-9-309.

(2) The at-risk student payment must be distributed to public school districts by the office of public instruction in the same manner that the office of public instruction allocates the funds received under 20 U.S.C. 6332, et seq. The office of public instruction shall prorate payments to districts based upon the available appropriation.

(3) The office of public instruction shall report to the governor and the legislature in accordance with 5-11-210 on the change in status of standardized test scores, graduation rates, and drop-out rates of at-risk students.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 4, Sp. L. December 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 118, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 54, Ch. 261, L. 2021.