OLR Bill Analysis

sHB 5825

AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS.

SUMMARY:

This bill allows the education commissioner to allocate funds to regional education service centers (RESCs) so that they can provide professional development, technical assistance, and evaluation activities to boards of education, state charter schools, regional vocational technical schools, school readiness providers, and other commissioner determined educational entities. RESCs must use the funds in accordance with commissioner prescribed procedures and conditions. The commissioner may take these actions regardless of certain existing state procurement laws.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION

Education Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

30

Nay

0

(03/17/2008)