13-39-37 Promulgation of rules governing postsecondary technical institutes.
Promulgation of rules governing postsecondary technical institutes.
Dakota Board of Education may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to be administered by
the director, governing the operation and maintenance of postsecondary technical institutes which
will afford the people of the state, insofar as practicable, an equal opportunity to acquire a public
technical education. The rules may provide for the following:
Curriculum and standards of instruction and scholarship;
Attendance requirements, age limits of trainees, eligibility for attendance, and tuition
payments and other charges;
Apportionment and distribution of funds made available to the board for carrying out the
purposes of §§ 13-39-34 to 13-39-39, inclusive;
Transportation requirements and payments;
General administrative matters;
The submission of the annual budget of the postsecondary technical institute which shall
include, but is not limited to, a description of programs, a list of staff positions, and the
amount for supplies and operating expenses associated with the programs offered. The
rules shall require the budget to include all operating costs of programs, including those
costs ineligible for reimbursement from federal and state funds, shall state the procedure
for amending and filing it with the Department of Education and shall provide that failure
to comply with the rules may result in withholding of payments from federal and state
The submission of plans of LEAs for new construction or major renovation of facilities
eligible for reimbursement. The rules regarding these plans shall provide a requirement
that the LEA, by a written resolution, declare the LEA committed to begin construction
if the budget of the state board provides the matching funds;
The promotion and coordination of career and technical education; and
The prevention of unwarranted duplication of programs.
SL 1965, ch 63, § 5; SL 1975, ch 128, § 255; SL 1975, ch 138, § 2; SL 1982, ch 147, § 33;
SL 1985, ch 134, § 3; SL 2010, ch 77, § 17; SL 2012, ch 88, § 26.