Career and technical education appropriation.
There is hereby appropriated from the
fund the sum of one million
), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the Department of Education for
allocation to school districts to provide funding for secondary career and technical education
The secretary of the Department of Education shall distribute the funds appropriated
by this Act to school districts through a competitive grant process. The secretary shall promulgate
rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to define the criteria used in awarding grants, and to establish grant
application procedures and timelines. When awarding grants, the secretary shall give priority
consideration to those programs that are innovative or enhanced, that are collaborative efforts, or
that include entrepreneurial activities, internships, or career guidance.
The secretary of the Department of Education shall approve vouchers and the state
auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
Any amounts appropriated in this Act not lawfully expended or obligated by
June 30, 2007, shall revert in accordance with