Maine Revised Statutes

§8305-A. Eligibility

1. General right.  A person eligible to receive free public secondary and middle school level education may, consistent with this section and department rules:
A. Receive career and technical education from a center, satellite program or region that serves the person's residence; or [RR 2003, c. 2, §43 (COR).]
B. Receive career and technical education from a center, satellite program or region outside of the geographical area that serves the person's residence, subject to the approval of the governing bodies of the sending unit and receiving center, satellite program or region. [2011, c. 679, §7 (AMD).]
[ 2017, c. 171, §6 (AMD) .]
2. Admission standards.  A region, center or satellite program shall determine, in accordance with its published admission standards, whether to admit a person to such a region, center or satellite program. Unless otherwise specifically provided for in this chapter, priority to enroll in any career and technical education course of study offered by a region, center or satellite program must be given first to persons eligible to receive a free public secondary or middle school level education who are residents of municipalities served by that region, center or satellite program.
[ 2017, c. 171, §7 (AMD) .]
3. Adult participation in career and technical education courses.  Persons who are 20 years of age or older or who have graduated from a secondary school and who otherwise comply with the requirements of this section may receive career and technical education in a career and technical education course if, after all other eligible persons have been enrolled in that course, space exists to accommodate participation by persons who are 20 years of age or older or who have graduated from a secondary school. A region, center or satellite program may charge reasonable fees to persons who receive career and technical education pursuant to this subsection.
[ 2011, c. 679, §8 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
RR 1991, c. 2, §62 (COR). 1991, c. 518, §4 (NEW). RR 2003, c. 2, §43 (COR). 2011, c. 679, §§7, 8 (AMD). 2017, c. 171, §§6, 7 (AMD).