A unit may: [1991, c. 518, §36 (AMD).]

1. Fund adult education and educational activities.  Raise, appropriate, receive and expend money for adult education and educational activities. Adult education and educational activities are under the direction and supervision of the school board; and
[ 1991, c. 518, §36 (AMD) .]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Adult education: means an education program primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school age that is administered by school administrative units through a career pathways and service system and that, except as provided in section 8602-B, includes intake, assessment, advising, instruction and individual learning plans; is guided by data management and analysis, annual monitoring and annual professional development plans; uses appropriately certified staff; is designed to meet identified local needs; makes use of partnerships and alignment with workforce development, postsecondary institutions and support services; and offers at least 3 of the following:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Residence: means , with reference to a person's eligibility to receive adult education, the school administrative unit in which is located the legal residence of the person's parent if the person has not reached 18 years of age, the legal residence of the person after the person reaches 18 years of age or the legal residence of the person after the person becomes an emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • 2. Fund tuition costs.  Raise, appropriate, receive and expend money to pay tuition charged to any resident of a municipality served by the unit who attends an adult education course offered by another unit, if the adult education course is not offered by the unit that serves the person’s residence.
    [ 1991, c. 518, §36 (AMD) .]

    SECTION HISTORY

    1981, c. 693, §§5,8 (NEW). 1991, c. 518, §36 (AMD).