The Alternative School Funding Models Pilot Program was enacted through HB10-1183. The Program was established to encourage school districts and charter schools to collect data that could be used to compare the effects of alternative school funding models with those of the actual school funding method. It was the intent that such alternative school funding models would address, at a minimum, funding of students:
- Who are significantly at risk of academic failure;
- Who are gifted and talented;
- Who are enrolled in on-line programs;
- Who return to public school after dropping out; and
- Who concurrently enrolled in high school and higher education.
School districts and charter schools were also encouraged to consider models of education funding based on achievement rather than attendance or hours of instruction.
Pursuant to 22-58-103 (2), C.R.S., on or before September 1, 2010, and on or before September 1 each budget year thereafter through 2013, a school district or charter school that chooses to participate in a two year pilot program shall apply to the State Board of Education.
ARTICLE 58 of TITLE 22, C.R.S. School Funding Models Pilot Program
FY13-14 Application - Due August 30, 2013
For additional information, E-Mail: Yolanda Lucero