Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

6.01 Procedure

The Commissioner shall review or inspect a school administrative unit as provided in this section, and annually review educational programs for juveniles in corrections facilities. Any report written for the Commissioner as part of a review or inspection shall be presented to the school board in a public meeting, unless the privacy rights of personnel or students require that portions of the report be presented in executive session.

6.02 School Reviews

The Commissioner will initiate a comprehensive review of a school administrative unit when student performance in a school indicates that a review is warranted.

6.03 School Inspections

The commissioner shall inspect a school or schools in a school administrative unit and report the findings and recommendations to the school board, addressing the concerns of the petition in light of applicable school approval standards, when:

A. Petitioned by 60% of the parents of the children in one school in the school administrative unit;
B. Petitioned by 20% of the registered voters of the school administrative unit; or
C. Requested in writing by the school board or by the superintendent.


05-071 C.M.R. ch. 125, § 6

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