2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1210.5E. Remediation in mathematics – Implementation contingency – Verification of expenditure levels.
A. Contingent upon the provision of appropriated funds designated for such purpose, students who do not perform satisfactorily on the mathematics portion of either the norm-referenced or criterion-referenced tests for grades three through eight required pursuant to Section 1210.508 of this title shall be provided remediation. The remediation may include but not be limited to tutorial instruction after regular school hours, on Saturdays and during the summer. Such instruction shall not be counted toward the one-hundred-eighty-day school year required in Section 1-109 of this title.
B. Implementation of this section shall be delayed until the current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools in unadjusted dollars for the 1998-99 school year or any school year thereafter for Oklahoma, as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics annually in the Digest of Education Statistics, reaches at least ninety percent (90%) of the regional average expenditure for that same year, and funds are provided. For purposes of this section, the regional average expenditure shall consist of the current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools in unadjusted dollars for each of the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, averaged together. By January 1 of each year, the State Board of Education shall report whether or not the ninety-percent expenditure level has been reached based on information reported annually in the Digest of Education Statistics by the National Center for Education Statistics. This section shall be implemented on July 1 after the first January 1 report verifies that the ninety-percent expenditure level has been reached and funds have been provided for the specific purposes of this section.
Added by Laws 1999, c. 320, § 44, eff. July 1, 1999. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 201, § 6; Laws 2002, c. 212, § 1, eff. July 1, 2002.