(a) In order for any local public school system to receive Tennessee BEP funds, the system shall meet the conditions and requirements set out in this section. In order to enforce the conditions and requirements, the commissioner may, in the commissioner’s discretion, withhold a portion or all of the Tennessee BEP funds that the system is otherwise eligible to receive.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 49-3-353. Conditions for receiving BEP funds

  • Board: means the board of education of any LEA. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of education. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State board: means the state board of education or the state board for vocational education. See

(b) Every local public school system shall meet the requirements of state law as to the operation of the system and of the rules, regulations, and minimum standards of the state board for the operation of schools.

[Acts 1992, ch. 535, § 3.]