Nevada Administrative Code
NAC-388D - Alternative School Choices
388D.090 - Notice to school district that pupil will not attend current school; written statement to and quarterly payments from scholarship organization; transfer of pupil; authorized uses of grant.

Universal Citation: NV Admin Code 388D.090

NAC 388D.090 Notice to school district that pupil will not attend current school; written statement to and quarterly payments from scholarship organization; transfer of pupil; authorized uses of grant. (NRS 388D.270)

1. If the pupil on behalf of whom a grant was awarded was enrolled in a public school in this State for the school year immediately preceding the school year for which the grant is awarded, the parent or guardian of the pupil must inform the school district in which the public school is located or the charter school that the pupil previously attended, as applicable, that the pupil will not attend the school for the current school year.

2. A scholarship organization that awards a grant on behalf of a pupil pursuant to NRS 388D.270 shall:

(a) Obtain and maintain a written statement from the parent or guardian of a pupil on behalf of whom the scholarship organization has awarded a grant that the parent or guardian has provided the notice required pursuant to subsection 1 or is not required to provide such notice; and

(b) Make payments to the school in which the pupil has enrolled in quarterly installments.

3. If a pupil on behalf of whom a grant is awarded transfers during the school year:

(a) To another registered private school, the parent or guardian of the pupil must notify the scholarship organization and the scholarship organization must make payments to the registered private school that the pupil previously attended and the registered private school to which the pupil transferred on a pro rata basis for the quarter during which the pupil transferred.

(b) To a public school, the parent or guardian of the pupil must notify the scholarship organization and the scholarship organization:

(1) Must make payments to the registered private school that the pupil previously attended on a pro rata basis for the quarter during which the pupil transferred; and

(2) Must not make any further payments on behalf of the pupil unless the parent or guardian of the pupil amends the application to include eligible expenses at the public school.

4. A grant provided by a scholarship organization:

(a) May be used to pay for:

(1) Tuition and fees to attend a registered private school, the cost of purchasing textbooks and other supplies and the cost of transportation to and from a registered private school;

(2) If the public school, including, without limitation, a charter school, in which the pupil is enrolled does not provide transportation to the pupil, the cost of transportation to and from the public school; and

(3) The cost of tuition-based programs offered by a public school, including, without limitation, distance education and dual credit courses.

(b) May not be awarded on behalf of a homeschooled child or an opt-in child.

5. More than one scholarship organization may award a grant on behalf of a pupil. A parent shall ensure that grants awarded on behalf of a pupil do not exceed, in aggregate, the maximum amount authorized pursuant to NRS 388D.270 and a school shall not accept grants on behalf of a pupil that, in aggregate, exceed that maximum amount. The Department will publish the maximum amount on its Internet website.

(Added to NAC by Dep’t of Education by R035-15, eff. 10-27-2015) — (Substituted in revision for NAC 385.6045)

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