Sections
Chapter 201 General Provisions 4001 – 4014
Chapter 202 Closing and Disposition of Public Elementary and Secondary School Buildings 4101 – 4104
Chapter 203 Elementary Schools 4251 – 4271
Chapter 206 Elementary and Secondary Schools 4501 – 4520
Chapter 207-A Instruction 4701 – 4731
Chapter 208-A Postsecondary Enrollment 4771 – 4776
Chapter 209 School Days, Holidays, Special Observances 4801 – 4805
Chapter 211 Attendance 5001-A – 5165
Chapter 213 Student Eligibility 5201 – 5205
Chapter 215 Transportation 5401 – 5402
Chapter 217 Board 5601
Chapter 219 Tuition 5801 – 5814
Chapter 221 School Records, Audits and Reports 6001 – 6152
Chapter 222 Standards and Assessment of Student Performance 6201 – 6214
Chapter 223 Health, Nutrition and Safety 6301 – 6681
Chapter 225 Penalties 6801-A – 6810
Chapter 226 Jobs for Maine’s Graduates 6901 – 6912
Chapter 229 Dual Enrollment Career and Technical Education Programs 6971 – 6975
Chapter 231 Purple Star Schools 6991 – 6995

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 20-A > Part 3 - Elementary and Secondary Education

  • Academic programming agreement: means an agreement between an interim program and a responsible school through which the responsible school agrees to accept the academic programming, credits and documentation of achievement of standards completed by a student in the interim program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • Account: means any one of the 3 accounts created by section 4436. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4435
  • accumulated contributions: includes as much of the employer's contribution in the Retirement Allowance Fund as is needed to reach 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • active state service: means all military duty performed as a member of the state military forces pursuant to this Title or the United States Code, Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Actuarial equivalent: means an amount of equal value when computed at an interest rate contained in actuarial assumptions adopted by the board and upon the basis of mortality and service tables adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Actuary: means the individual or the organization designated by the board to be the technical advisor to the board under section 17107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Adjudication: means a finding by a court that a person has committed a traffic infraction and includes the acceptance by the clerk of the violations bureau or any judicial division of an answer of not contested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Administrator: means , except in cases in which the payroll processor is a supervised financial organization or a wholly owned subsidiary of a supervised financial organization, the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1495
  • Administrator: means any person, other than a carrier, that administers a preferred provider arrangement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2671
  • Administrator: means a person, other than an insurer or creditor, that performs administrative or operational functions pursuant to a waiver program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1500-H
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1395
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1400-A
  • Administrator: means the administrator designated in Article VI, section 6?103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-A Sec. 11-105
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that directly or indirectly aids, promotes or assists a rental-purchase agreement, but does not include in-store merchandising aids such as window signs and ceiling banners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-A Sec. 11-105
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affiliated: means a person, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, who controls, is controlled by or is under common control of, another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1395
  • Alcohol and drug program: means the alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program administered by the Department of Health and Human Services under Title 5, chapter 521, subchapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alcohol level: means either grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alternative education program: means a program in which the primary purpose is to provide at-risk students with curricula and assessment in a setting designed to effectively meet the student's academic, social and relational needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Alternative learning: means an educational option that a public school or publicly supported program offers at-risk students by offering some combination of the following: alternative education programs; small class size; flexible scheduling; relevant alternative curricula and assessment; mentoring adults; skilled teachers; a focus on social, emotional and relationship skills; collaboration among home, school and social service agencies; and any other measures designed to accommodate the needs of at-risk students. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Annual base compensation: means a member's gross compensation, based upon amounts reported by the member's employer on the member's previous year's federal wage and tax statement, that is used the first day of each April for setting the amount of coverage prior to retirement for participants in the group life insurance program administered by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Applicant: includes the person filing an application for registration of a mark under this chapter, his legal representatives, successors or assigns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1521
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Area of sales responsibility: means the geographical area agreed to by the dealer and the manufacturer in the dealer agreement within which the dealer has the exclusive right to display the manufacturer's new recreational vehicles of a particular line make to the retail public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1432
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • ASHRAE: means the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1413
  • Assistive device: includes , but is not limited to, manual wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, motorized scooters and other aids that enhance the mobility of the individual; hearing aids, telephone communications devices for the deaf, or TDD, assistive listening devices and other aids that enhance an individual's ability to hear; voice synthesized computer modules, optical scanners, talking software, braille printers and other devices that enhance a sight-impaired individual's ability to communicate; and any other assistive device that enables a person with a disability to communicate, see, hear or maneuver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1500
  • Association: means the Maine Insurance Guaranty Association created under section 4436. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4435
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Authorized agent: means employees of the department, veterinarians licensed by the State to practice veterinary medicine while performing official duties for the department, employees of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or other persons designated by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1751
  • Automated telephone calling device: means any system or equipment, including a facsimile machine, that selects, dials or calls telephone numbers and plays recorded messages or attempts to send facsimiles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1498
  • Automotive product: shall mean any product sold or distributed by a retailer for use with a motor vehicle, whether or not such product is essential for the maintenance of the motor vehicle and whether or not such product is also used for non-automotive purposes;  
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  • Average final compensation: means :