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Rule Number:160-5-4-.14
Sparsity Grant   Print Rule



(a)  When a school system meets all the requirements stated in O.C.G.A. '20-2-292 and its annual average FTE continues to remain below the following sizes,the calculation of the system's sparsity grant for each subsequent year will be based on the increase or decrease in the system's FTE after the original feasibility study was completed.


1.  Elementary School -- 450 FTE.


2.  Middle School -- 624 FTE.


3.  High School -- 485 FTE.




Georgia Department Of Education
Adopted Date:  11/14/1996
Effective Date:  12/11/1996

NOTE: The State of Georgia has moved the Georgia Code. This new environment no longer allows us to link directly to the Georgia Code. For example enter 20-02-0211 in the search window and the Georgia Code will appear.
Policy Code Description
FFF State Loans and Grants
Georgia Code Description
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0291 Financing construction of facilities for voluntary consolidation
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0292 Sparsity grants
These references are not intended to be part of the rule itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this rule. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the rule.
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