PA 08-139—sHB 5825

Education Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS

SUMMARY: This act 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 educational entities as determined by the commissioner. The commissioner may do this regardless of certain state procurement laws. RESCs must use the funds in accordance with commissioner-prescribed procedures and conditions.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2008

OLR Tracking: SC: JR: PF: dw