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Chapter 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-102
  • Parental involvement in the school; definition
  • 15-103
  • School districts; financial mismanagement; intervention; definitions
  • 15-104
  • Mental health screening; consent; form; exemption
  • 15-105
  • Use of restraint and seclusion techniques; requirements; definitions
  • 15-106
  • Identity verified fingerprints
  • 15-107
  • School district overexpenditures; fiscal crisis teams; quarterly progress reports; fiscal management report; annual report; actions resulting from overexpenditures; professional development; definition
  • 15-108
  • Medical marijuana; school campuses; prohibition; definition
  • 15-109
  • Biometric information; prohibition; definition
  • 15-110
  • Rights of students at public educational institutions; limitations; definition
  • 15-112
  • Prohibited courses and classes; enforcement
  • 15-113
  • Rights of parents; public educational institutions; definitions
  • 15-114
  • Display of school, charter school and school district achievements, classifications or rankings; expiration; definition
  • 15-115
  • Preference for childbirth and adoption; allowable presentations
  • 15-116
  • Public schools; fees; waiver; prohibition
  • 15-117
  • Surveys; pupil information; parental permission and informed consent; exceptions; penalties; definitions
Article 2Employee Annuity and Deferred Compensation Plans
  • 15-121
  • School employees; participation in federal retirement plans and deferred compensation plans; prohibition against use of public monies; exceptions
Article 3Teacher Exchange
  • 15-131
  • Exchange teacher agreements
  • 15-132
  • Certification of exchange teachers and professors
  • 15-134
  • Payment of salaries of exchange teachers
  • 15-135
  • Deductions for retirement; preservation of rights
Article 4Educational Records
  • 15-141
  • Educational records; injunction; special action
  • 15-142
  • Access to directory information relating to pupils and to school property; violation
Article 5Safety Requirements
  • 15-151
  • Eye protective devices; definition
  • 15-152
  • Pest management at schools; notice
  • 15-154
  • School safety program; purpose; proposals; requirements; annual report; program termination; definitions
  • 15-154.01
  • Character education matching grant program
  • 15-155
  • School safety program; funding
  • 15-156
  • Liquid roofing systems; violation; classification; definition
  • 15-157
  • Emergency administration of epinephrine auto-injectors by trained personnel; immunity
  • 15-158
  • Emergency administration of inhalers by trained personnel; immunity; definitions
  • 15-159
  • Use of sunscreen in schools
Article 6State Prohibitions
  • 15-161
  • State control over private schools
Article 8Charter Schools
  • 15-181
  • Charter schools; purpose; scope
  • 15-182
  • State board for charter schools; membership; terms; compensation; duties
  • 15-183
  • Charter schools; application; requirements; immunity; exemptions; renewal of application; reprisal; fee; funds; annual reports
  • 15-183.01
  • New charter application processing fund
  • 15-184
  • Charter schools; admissions requirements
  • 15-185
  • Charter schools; financing; civil penalty; transportation; definition
  • 15-185.01
  • Charter school pupils attending joint technical education districts; average daily membership calculation
  • 15-186
  • Pupil disciplinary procedures; notification
  • 15-187
  • Charter schools; teachers; employment benefits
  • 15-187.01
  • Optional inclusion of charter school employees in state health and accident coverage; payment of premiums; advance notice; minimum period of participation; definition
  • 15-188
  • Charter schools stimulus fund
  • 15-189
  • Charter schools; vacant buildings; list; used equipment
  • 15-189.01
  • Charter schools; zoning; development fees
  • 15-189.02
  • Charter schools; public bidding requirements
  • 15-189.04
  • Policies and procedures for the emergency administration of epinephrine and inhalers
Article 9Family Literacy Program
Chapter 2
STATE GOVERNANCE OF SCHOOLS
Article 1State Board of Education
  • 15-201
  • State board of education; members; appointment; terms
  • 15-202
  • Meetings; majority required for validation; travel expenses; immunity
  • 15-204
  • Acceptance of gifts and grants; gifts and grants fund; use; unexpended monies
  • 15-205
  • Education of Indians in state schools; contracts with department of interior
  • 15-206
  • Federal grants for educational purposes; administration
  • 15-207
  • Apportionment and expenditure of federal grants for educational purposes
  • 15-208
  • Application by school district for apportionment of federal monies; hearing
  • 15-209
  • Disbursement of apportioned federal funds
  • 15-210
  • Unlawful expenditure of federal monies
  • 15-211
  • K-3 reading program; receipt and use of monies; additional funding; report; program termination
  • 15-212
  • Expenditure of private funds; exemption
  • 15-213
  • Procurement practices of school districts and charter schools; definitions
  • 15-213.01
  • Procurement practices; guaranteed energy cost savings contracts; definitions
  • 15-213.02
  • Program for school energy and water use efficiency programs; definitions
  • 15-213.03
  • Procurement practices; guaranteed energy production contracts; definitions
  • 15-214
  • Braille literacy; definition
  • 15-215
  • Petition process for regulatory exemptions; annual report
  • 15-216
  • Arizona critical language and economic development pilot program; rules; program termination; definition
  • 15-217
  • K-6 technology-based language development and literacy intervention pilot program; educational technology provider; review; reports; fund
  • 15-218
  • Suicide awareness and prevention training; child abuse and sexual abuse prevention and training; continuing education
  • 15-219
  • Dyslexia and reading disability screening, intervention, accommodation and technology; continuing education
Article 2Department of Education
  • 15-231
  • Department of education
  • 15-231.04
  • Department of education intellectual property fund
  • 15-232
  • Division of adult education; duties
  • 15-233
  • Night schools for teaching English
  • 15-234
  • Appropriations for adult education; eligibility; supplemental fees; definition
  • 15-235
  • Division of special education; director; duties; qualifications; advisory committee; members
  • 15-236
  • Special education programs; program and fiscal audits
  • 15-237
  • Publications; production revolving fund
  • 15-237.01
  • Department of education professional development revolving fund; exemption
  • 15-238
  • Statewide student estimate
  • 15-239
  • School compliance and recognition; accreditation; audits
  • 15-241
  • School, charter school and school district accountability; annual achievement profiles; classification; letter grade system; profiles; appeals process; failing schools tutoring fund; definition
  • 15-241.01
  • School accountability; alternative operation plans
  • 15-241.02
  • School improvement plans; solutions teams; withholding of state monies
  • 15-243
  • Golden rule special plate fund
  • 15-244
  • Office of Indian education; definition
  • 15-244.01
  • Tribal college dual enrollment program fund
  • 15-245
  • American competitiveness project fund; technical assistance; grants
  • 15-246
  • Arizona government education fund
  • 15-247
  • Reporting; school district overexpenditures
  • 15-248
  • Arizona national rankings; annual report
  • 15-249
  • Department of education; education learning and accountability system; reports; reviews
  • 15-249.01
  • Data governance commission; membership; terms; duties; commission termination
  • 15-249.02
  • Education learning and accountability fund; appropriation; subaccounts
  • 15-249.03
  • Best practice examples of reading intervention and remedial reading strategies; posting
  • 15-249.05
  • Federal monies; state and local monies; separate accounting
  • 15-249.06
  • College credit by examination incentive program; incentive bonuses; report; program termination
  • 15-249.07
  • Broadband expansion fund; requirements; disbursements to certified applicants; reports
  • 15-249.08
  • Results-based funding fund; distributions; requirements
  • 15-249.09
  • Early literacy grant program fund; grants; report; program termination; definitions
  • 15-249.11
  • Rural STEM program fund; definition
Article 3Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • 15-252
  • Powers and duties; publications; payment of claims for printing
  • 15-253
  • Legal opinions relating to school matters
  • 15-255
  • Annual report; contents; definition
  • 15-256
  • Waivers; federal education flexibility partnership act
  • 15-257
  • Employee evaluation system
  • 15-258
  • State seal of biliteracy program; requirements; diploma; program termination
Article 4Uniform System of Financial Records
  • 15-271
  • Duties of auditor general for uniform financial records system; annual report
  • 15-272
  • Duties of department of education for uniform system of financial records
Chapter 3
LOCAL GOVERNANCE OF SCHOOLS
Article 1County School Superintendent
  • 15-301
  • Office of county school superintendent; qualifications; travel expenses
  • 15-304
  • Warrants; limitations; definition
  • 15-308
  • Providing educational services of an accommodation school
Article 2Organizational Powers of School District Governing Boards
  • 15-321
  • Organization; election of officers of the board; meetings; execution of warrants; exemption
  • 15-322
  • Organization of the governing board of a consolidated school district
  • 15-323
  • Governing board member; voting eligibility; purchases from board member
  • 15-326
  • Capacity to sue and be sued and to hold and convey property
  • 15-327
  • Advisory meetings of school district electors; notice; procedure; effect
  • 15-328
  • Single administrative program
Article 3Powers and Duties of School District Governing Boards
  • 15-341
  • General powers and duties; immunity; delegation
  • 15-341.01
  • One hundred eighty day school year; definition
  • 15-342.01
  • School districts; roof inspection protocol
  • 15-343
  • Employment of professional help
  • 15-344
  • Administration of prescription, patent or proprietary medications by employees; civil immunity; definition
  • 15-344.01
  • Diabetes management; policies and procedures; civil immunity
  • 15-345
  • Chemical abuse prevention policies and procedures
  • 15-346
  • Policies and procedures concerning pupils with chronic health problems; definition
  • 15-347
  • Extracurricular activities; cultural tradition
  • 15-350
  • Investigation of immoral or unprofessional conduct; confidentiality
Article 3.1Decentralization Process
  • 15-351
  • School councils; duties; membership
  • 15-354
  • Principals; supplies and materials purchases
Article 4Establishment of Special Services
  • 15-361
  • Establishment of evening and night schools; admission of students; tuition
  • 15-362
  • Libraries; powers and duties; authority to contract with a county, county free library or other public library
  • 15-363
  • School recreation centers; authority to contract with public recreation boards and agencies
  • 15-364
  • Agreements and expenditure of public monies for recreational facilities on school properties; use of proceeds of bond issues
  • 15-365
  • Service programs operated through the office of a county school superintendent; reports; definitions
Article 5Provisions for Insurance Coverage
  • 15-381
  • Liabilities of the governing board; payment of liabilities; immunity
  • 15-382
  • Authorization to self-insure; pooling agreements; joint agreements; trustees; liability coverage and pool requirements; definition
  • 15-383
  • Insurance on school bus operator; authority of the governing board to purchase
  • 15-384
  • Authorization for insurance coverage for students
  • 15-385
  • Premiums of a bond or insurance for accommodation schools or federally owned buildings on Indian reservation
  • 15-387
  • Procurement of insurance; eligibility of governing board members, former board members and surviving spouse and dependents; deposit of monies
  • 15-388
  • Optional inclusion of school district employees in state health and accident coverage; payment of premiums; advance notice; minimum period of participation; definition
Article 6Joint Technical Education Districts
  • 15-393
  • Joint technical education district governing board; report; definitions
  • 15-393.01
  • Joint technical education districts; annual report; performance and accountability
  • 15-394
  • Preservation of years of employment
  • 15-395
  • Enlarging joint district
  • 15-395.01
  • Reducing the size of a joint district
  • 15-396
  • Dissolution of district
Chapter 4
SCHOOL ELECTIONS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-401
  • Qualifications of school electors; school district registers; challenge; tally lists
  • 15-403
  • Elections; notice; bond election procedure; qualifications of voters; closing of registrations; election precincts; polling places
  • 15-404
  • Election officers; compensation
  • 15-405
  • Opening and closing of polls
  • 15-407
  • School district ballot option
Article 2School District Governing Board Elections
  • 15-421
  • Governing board; members; qualifications; statement; definitions
  • 15-422
  • Nominating petitions; ballots
  • 15-423
  • School district precinct registers; date of preparation; contents; copies
  • 15-424
  • Election of governing board members; terms; statement of contributions and expenditures
  • 15-425
  • Election to determine whether membership of governing board shall increase to five members; form of ballot; reconsideration procedure if negative vote; appointment or election of new members
  • 15-426
  • Tally and canvass of votes; certificate of election; oath of office
  • 15-427
  • Governing board of a union high school district; qualifications; terms
  • 15-428
  • Election of governing board members of a union high school district
  • 15-429
  • Election of governing board members of a joint common school district
  • 15-430
  • Governing board members of newly consolidated district; election of members
  • 15-431
  • Alternative election procedure of governing board members
Article 3School District Boundary Provisions and Elections
  • 15-441
  • School districts; designation
  • 15-442
  • Record of school district boundaries; limitation on change; notice to governing board
  • 15-443
  • Formation of new common school district
  • 15-444
  • Formation of union high school district; petition for establishment; election; notice
  • 15-444.01
  • Common school districts within a high school district; proposed expansion or reduction; notification
  • 15-445
  • Residents of unorganized territory; school district elections
  • 15-447
  • Offer of instruction in high school subjects by common school districts; limitations
  • 15-447.01
  • Common school districts; offer of instruction in grade nine
  • 15-448
  • Formation of unified school district; board membership; budget
  • 15-449
  • Formation of unified school district by common school district; petition for establishment; election; notice
  • 15-450
  • Formation of a new joint unified school district; petition; report; election; notice; ballots; canvass of votes; appointment of governing board
  • 15-451
  • Appointment of governing board for joint unified school districts
  • 15-453
  • Authority to form joint common school districts; applicability of laws governing other school districts
  • 15-454
  • Authority to form joint unified or joint high school districts; applicability of other laws governing other school districts
  • 15-455
  • Formation of joint common school district; petition; election; notice; canvass
  • 15-456
  • Jurisdiction of county board of supervisors and county school superintendent over joint common school district
  • 15-457
  • Formation of new joint common school district by subdivision of existing school district; effect on bonded indebtedness; transfer of property
  • 15-458
  • Formation of new district or districts by subdivision of existing district; division of assets
  • 15-459
  • Consolidation of districts; petition; election; notice; report; ballots; canvass of votes; governing board
  • 15-460
  • Change of school district boundaries
  • 15-461
  • Transporting school districts; joining existing school districts; dissolution
  • 15-463
  • Annexation of military reservation to high school district or union high school district; procedure; notice; hearing
  • 15-464
  • Withdrawal of military reservation from school district; petition; hearing
  • 15-465
  • Accommodation school; establishment on military reservation; expenses; abandonment
  • 15-465.01
  • Accommodation school; military reservation; governing board
  • 15-466
  • Transfer of accommodation schools
  • 15-467
  • Change of union high school district to high school district
  • 15-469
  • Lapsing of common school district; conditions; procedure; disposition of property of lapsed common school district
Article 4School District Budget Override Elections
  • 15-481
  • Override election; budget increases; notice; ballot; effect
  • 15-482
  • Special five per cent override for programs of pupils in kindergarten programs and grades one through twelve
Article 5Bond Elections
  • 15-491
  • Elections on school property; exceptions
  • 15-492
  • Bond election; pamphlet
  • 15-493
  • Canvass of votes; certification of result
Chapter 5
SCHOOL EMPLOYEES
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-502
  • Employment of school district personnel; payment of wages of discharged employee
  • 15-503
  • Superintendents, principals, head teachers and school psychologists; term of employment; evaluation; contract delivery; nonretention notice
  • 15-504
  • Contract days for professional association activities; prohibition
  • 15-506
  • Flag, Constitution and the Bill of Rights display; recitation of the pledge of allegiance; exemption
  • 15-507
  • Abuse of teacher or school employee in school; classification
  • 15-508
  • Dismissal for failure to comply with certain laws
  • 15-510
  • Authorization of leaves of absence; application; preservation of rights
  • 15-511
  • Use of school district or charter school resources or employees to influence elections; prohibition; civil penalty; definitions
  • 15-512
  • Noncertificated personnel; fingerprinting personnel; background investigations; affidavit; civil immunity; violation; classification; definition
  • 15-513
  • Transportation employees; chemical abuse education; drug tests; costs; termination from employment; appeal; definition
  • 15-514
  • Reports of immoral or unprofessional conduct; immunity
  • 15-515
  • Duty to report violations occurring on school premises
Article 3Certification and Employment of Teachers
  • 15-531.01
  • Certification expiration; military service; one year extension
  • 15-532
  • Examination on state and United States constitutions; reciprocity requirement; exemption; intergovernmental agreement or contract for administration and evaluation
  • 15-533
  • Proficiency examination; examination reciprocity
  • 15-534
  • Fingerprinting; review and disciplinary action; violation; classification
  • 15-534.01
  • Withdrawal of applications for administrative deficiencies; denial of applications for substantive deficiencies; certification time frames
  • 15-534.02
  • Restrictions on applications for certification after the surrender, revocation or denial of certificate
  • 15-534.03
  • Service of documents; change of address notice requirement
  • 15-535
  • Sectarian instruction prohibited
  • 15-536
  • Offer of contract to probationary teacher; acceptance; notice to teacher of intention not to reemploy; definition
  • 15-537
  • Performance of certificated teachers; evaluation system; confidentiality
  • 15-537.01
  • Posting of best practices for teacher and principal evaluation systems
  • 15-538
  • Preliminary notice of inadequacy of classroom performance; performance improvement plan; adoption of definition
  • 15-538.01
  • Offer of contract to continuing teacher; definition
  • 15-538.02
  • Teachers with short-term certificates; dismissal; notice
  • 15-539
  • Dismissal of certificated teacher; due process; written charges; notice; hearing on request
  • 15-540
  • Suspension prior to dismissal of a certificated teacher; written charges; salary
  • 15-542
  • Hearing costs; counsel; limitations on evidence; reinstatement
  • 15-543
  • Appeal from decision of board
  • 15-544
  • Limitations on reduction of salaries or personnel
  • 15-545
  • Resignation restrictions; unprofessional act; penalty
  • 15-546
  • Rights in employment not vested
  • 15-547
  • Preservation of years of employment
  • 15-549
  • Compulsory leaves of absence for criminal charges; continued salary
  • 15-550
  • Unprofessional conduct; penalty
  • 15-551
  • Confidentiality of pupil's name; disciplinary hearing; civil penalty
  • 15-552
  • Alternative teacher development program; report; program termination
Article 4Principals' Institute
  • 15-553
  • School districts and charter schools; classroom-based preparation program providers; teacher certification; rules
Chapter 7
INSTRUCTION
Article 1Curriculum
  • 15-701
  • Common school; promotions; requirements; certificate; supervision of eighth grades by superintendent of high school district; high school admissions; academic credit; definition
  • 15-701; Version 2
  • Common school; promotions; requirements; certificate; supervision of eighth grades by superintendent of high school district; high school admissions; academic credit; definition
  • 15-701.01
  • High school; graduation; requirements; community college or university courses; transfer from private schools; academic credit
  • 15-702
  • High school equivalency diploma; fees; rules
  • 15-703
  • Kindergarten programs and special departments; special teachers
  • 15-704
  • Reading proficiency; definitions
  • 15-705
  • Extracurricular activities; requirements
  • 15-706
  • Instruction in environmental education; definition
  • 15-707
  • College and career readiness program for at-risk students; requirements; annual report; program termination; definition
  • 15-710
  • Instruction in state and federal constitutions, American institutions and history of Arizona
  • 15-711
  • Sex education curricula; sexual conduct with a minor
  • 15-712
  • Instruction on alcohol, tobacco, narcotic drugs, marijuana, date rape drugs and other dangerous drugs; chemical abuse prevention programs; definitions
  • 15-712.01
  • Instruction on dating abuse; definitions
  • 15-713
  • Training in use of bows or firearms; instruction materials; certification of instructors; cooperating agencies
  • 15-714
  • Eligibility for training in use of bows or firearms
  • 15-715
  • Special academic assistance to pupils in kindergarten programs and grades one through three
  • 15-716
  • Instruction on acquired immune deficiency syndrome; department assistance
  • 15-717
  • American history and heritage
  • 15-717.01
  • Bible influence; elective course; requirements; immunity
  • 15-718.01
  • Instruction on cardiopulmonary resuscitation; exemptions; definition
  • 15-719
  • Character education program instruction; fund
  • 15-720
  • Noncurriculum related clubs for grades seven and eight; definitions
  • 15-720.01
  • Mathematics or science achievement grant program; criteria; report; fund; program termination
  • 15-720.02
  • Instruction on personal finance in high schools
Article 2Courses of Study and Textbooks
  • 15-721
  • Common schools; course of study; textbooks; definition
  • 15-722
  • High schools; course of study; textbooks; definition
  • 15-723
  • Furnishing of free textbooks; subject matter materials and supplementary books
  • 15-724
  • Purchase of high school textbooks, subject matter materials and supplementary books; budget; rental
  • 15-726
  • Purchase of textbooks and instructional computer software by schools having four or fewer teachers; welfare institutions
  • 15-727
  • Care and issue of textbooks, subject matter materials, supplementary books and instructional computer software
  • 15-728
  • Purchase of books by pupils or parent
  • 15-729
  • Use of monies received for lost or damaged textbooks, subject matter materials, supplementary books or instructional computer software
  • 15-730
  • Access to instructional material by parents and guardians
Article 2.1Accessibility to Textbooks and Instructional Material
  • 15-732
  • Powers and duties; state board of education; governing boards
Article 3Assessment and Accountability
  • 15-741.02
  • Menu of locally procured achievement assessments; requirements; rules; definition
  • 15-742
  • Contract for purchase of tests
  • 15-743
  • Test results; annual report
  • 15-745
  • Homeschooled children; testing; prohibition
Article 3.1English Language Education for Children in Public Schools
  • 15-752
  • English language education
  • 15-754
  • Legal standing and parental enforcement
  • 15-755
  • Standardized testing for monitoring education progress
  • 15-756
  • Identification of English language learners
  • 15-756.01
  • State board of education; research based models of structured English immersion for English language learners; budget requests; definitions
  • 15-756.02
  • School districts and charter schools; English language learner models; adoption and implementation
  • 15-756.03
  • Structured English immersion; budget request
  • 15-756.04
  • Arizona structured English immersion fund
  • 15-756.05
  • Reassessment and reclassification of English language learners
  • 15-756.06
  • Reevaluation of former English language learners
  • 15-756.07
  • Office of English language acquisition services; duties
  • 15-756.11
  • Statewide compensatory instruction fund; reporting; definition
  • 15-756.13
  • School district and charter schools; responsibility to comply with state and federal law
  • 15-757
  • Contracts with private vendors
Article 4Special Education for Exceptional Children
  • 15-761.01
  • Child with a disability; reclassification
  • 15-762
  • Division of special education
  • 15-763
  • Plan for providing special education; definition
  • 15-763.01
  • Surrogate parent; notification; appointment
  • 15-764
  • Powers and duties of the school district governing board or county school superintendent
  • 15-765
  • Special education in rehabilitation, corrective or other state and county supported institutions, facilities or homes
  • 15-766
  • Evaluation of child for placement in special education program; due process hearing procedures
  • 15-767
  • Annual goals; notification
  • 15-769
  • Appropriation and apportionment; approval of program
  • 15-771
  • Preschool programs for children with disabilities; definition
  • 15-773
  • Transfer of parental rights at age of majority
  • 15-774
  • Extraordinary special education needs fund; grant application; criteria
Article 4.1Gifted Education for Gifted Children
  • 15-779.01
  • Powers and duties of the school district governing board
  • 15-779.02
  • Gifted pupils; scope and sequence; annual financial report
  • 15-779.03
  • Additional assistance for gifted programs
  • 15-779.04
  • Powers and duties of the superintendent of public instruction
Article 5Career and Technical Education and Vocational Education
  • 15-781.02
  • Meetings; majority required for validation; travel expenses; immunity
  • 15-782
  • Career and technical education and vocational education
  • 15-782.01
  • Instructors; specialized teaching certificate; qualifications; rules; definition
  • 15-782.02
  • Career and technical education and vocational education programs; fingerprint clearance card; expanded hours; tuition
  • 15-783
  • Evaluation of career and technical education and vocational education programs
  • 15-784
  • Vocational education; acceptance of congressional acts; appropriation; distribution of federal monies
  • 15-785
  • Career and technical education and vocational education schools; expenses; allocations from federal funds
  • 15-786
  • Acceptance of gifts or grants; fund; unexpended monies
  • 15-787
  • Eligibility; allocation; plan
  • 15-788
  • Exemption from certain requirements; exception
  • 15-789
  • Contracting and cooperative arrangements for career and technical education and vocational education; advisory committee
  • 15-790
  • Primary responsibility of school districts, joint technical education districts, community college districts and universities
  • 15-791
  • Arizona agricultural youth organization special plate fund
Article 6Board Examination System
  • 15-792
  • Declaration of purpose and policy
  • 15-792.02
  • Board examination system; private contractor; duties; rules
Article 6.1Competency-Based College-Ready Educational Pathways
  • 15-795
  • Declaration of purpose and policy
  • 15-795.01
  • Competency-based college-ready educational pathways
Article 7Alternative Education Programs
  • 15-796
  • Alternative education programs; contract with public body or private persons; definition
  • 15-797
  • Financial provisions for pupils in alternative education programs
  • 15-798
  • Governing board responsibility
Chapter 8
SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Article 1School Year and Attendance Requirements
  • 15-801
  • School year; school month; holidays
  • 15-802
  • School instruction; exceptions; violations; classification; definitions
  • 15-802.01
  • Homeschooled children; eligibility to participate in interscholastic activities
  • 15-803
  • School attendance; exemptions; definitions
  • 15-804
  • Attendance officer; appointment; salary
  • 15-805
  • Attendance officer; powers and duties
  • 15-806
  • Excuse from school attendance
  • 15-807
  • Absence from school; notification of parent or person having custody of pupil; immunity
  • 15-808
  • Arizona online instruction; reports; definitions
Article 1.1Open School Enrollment
Article 2Admission Requirements
  • 15-821
  • Admission of children; required age
  • 15-823
  • Admission; residents of other school districts; nonresidents of this state; tuition
  • 15-823.01
  • Admission of nonresident pupils; active military duty; definitions
  • 15-824
  • Admission of pupils of other school districts; homeless children; tuition charges; definitions
  • 15-825
  • Certificate of educational convenience; issuance; effect on enrollment records
  • 15-825.01
  • Certificates of educational convenience; pupils attending out-of-state schools
  • 15-825.02
  • Certificates of educational convenience; unorganized territory
  • 15-826
  • Education of children to whom school inaccessible
  • 15-827
  • Presentation of withdrawal form
  • 15-828
  • Birth certificate; school records; exception
  • 15-829
  • Missing child; notification of school; flagging records; definitions
Article 3Suspension and Expulsion of Pupils
  • 15-841
  • Responsibilities of pupils; expulsion; alternative education programs; community service; placement review committee
  • 15-842
  • Damage to school property; suspension or expulsion of pupil; liability of parent
  • 15-843
  • Pupil disciplinary proceedings
  • 15-844
  • Suspension and expulsion proceedings for children with disabilities
Article 4Part-Time Schools and Year-Round School Year Operation
  • 15-854
  • Year-round school year operation; powers and duties of superintendent of public instruction
  • 15-855
  • School or school district operation on a year-round school year basis; separate budget
Article 5Four Day School Week and Alternative Kindergarten Programs
  • 15-861
  • Four day school week and alternative kindergarten programs
Article 6School Immunization
  • 15-872
  • Proof of immunization; noncompliance; notice to parents; civil immunity
  • 15-873
  • Exemptions; nonattendance during outbreak
  • 15-874
  • Records; reporting requirements
Article 7Extended School Year for Handicapped Pupils
  • 15-881
  • Extended school year services for pupils with disabilities; eligibility and service structure; definition
Article 8Arizona Scholarships for Pupils with Disabilities
  • 15-891
  • Arizona scholarships for pupils with disabilities program; definitions
  • 15-891.01
  • Obligations of school districts and department of education
  • 15-891.03
  • Obligations of program participants
  • 15-891.04
  • Scholarship funding and payment; fund; liability; rules
  • 15-891.05
  • Limitation of regulation on qualified schools
Chapter 9
SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGETING AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Article 1General Provisions for School District Budgets
  • 15-901.02
  • Voluntary full-day kindergarten instruction
  • 15-901.05
  • Application of school finance changes
  • 15-901.06
  • Dropout recovery programs; written learning plan; requirements; definitions
  • 15-901.07
  • Concurrent coursework; calculation of average daily membership; definition
  • 15-902.03
  • Procedures for determining average daily membership
  • 15-902.04
  • Optional two hundred days of instruction
  • 15-903
  • Budget format; prohibited expenditures
  • 15-904
  • School district annual financial report; publication; summary
  • 15-905
  • School district budgets; notice; adoption; aggregate budget limit; summary; adjustments; impact aid fund; definition
  • 15-905.01
  • Truth in taxation; calculation; notice and hearing; vote on tax increase
  • 15-906
  • Procedure for payment of levy fund liabilities payable on June 30; lapsing of levy funds with balance for reduction of taxes
  • 15-907
  • Incurring liabilities in excess of school district budget; petition; approval; procedure for expenditures
  • 15-908
  • Revenue control limit for school district after consolidation
  • 15-909
  • Financial provisions for accommodation schools; definition
  • 15-910
  • School district budgets; excess utility costs; desegregation costs; tuition costs for bond issues; costs for registering warrants; report
  • 15-910.01
  • School district budgets; career and technical education and vocational education center expenses
  • 15-911
  • Aggregate expenditure limitation; aggregate expenditures of local revenues; adjustments
  • 15-912
  • Consolidation assistance
  • 15-913
  • Education program; juvenile detention centers
  • 15-914
  • Financial and compliance audits
  • 15-914.01
  • Accounting responsibility; definition
  • 15-915
  • Correction of state aid or budget limit errors; definition
  • 15-916
  • Expenditure of state grant monies not included in budget
Article 1.1Career Ladder and Other Performance Incentive Programs
  • 15-920
  • Performance pay; budget balance carryforward; definitions
  • 15-920.01
  • Arizona performance based compensation system task force; members; evaluation; reporting
Article 2Pupil Transportation
  • 15-921
  • Duties of superintendent of public instruction
  • 15-922
  • Duties of the school district; definition
  • 15-923
  • Contracts for transportation
Article 3School District Revenue Limitation for Maintenance and Operation
  • 15-941
  • Teacher experience index; computation; definition
  • 15-943.01
  • Maintenance and operation budget balance; definition
  • 15-943.02
  • Base support level for joint technical education districts
  • 15-943.04
  • English learner classroom personnel bonus fund; payment of English language classroom personnel bonuses
  • 15-944
  • Base revenue control limit
  • 15-944.01
  • Additional expenditures exempt in whole or in part from revenue control limit
  • 15-945
  • Transportation support level
  • 15-946
  • Transportation revenue control limit
  • 15-947
  • Revenue control limit; district support level; general budget limit; unrestricted total capital budget limit; district additional assistance limit
  • 15-947.01
  • Revenue control limit; general budget limit; total capital budget limit for joint technical education districts
  • 15-949
  • Small school districts; exemption from general budget limit; budget revision
  • 15-950
  • Revenue control limits for new school districts
  • 15-951
  • District additional assistance, district support level and student count for a common school district not within a high school district
  • 15-952
  • Additional monies for teacher compensation; definitions
  • 15-953
  • Increases in the base level
  • 15-954
  • Adjustment for tuition loss
Article 4Provisions for Capital Outlay and Capital Levy
  • 15-961
  • District additional assistance; growth rate
  • 15-961
  • District additional assistance; growth rate
  • 15-962.01
  • District additional assistance allocation for joint technical education districts
  • 15-963
  • Capital transportation adjustment for small school districts
  • 15-964
  • Federal impact adjustment
  • 15-965
  • Schools; impact aid; teacher housing
Article 5State and Local Assistance to School Districts and Accommodation Schools
  • 15-971
  • Determination of equalization assistance payments from county and state funds for school districts
  • 15-972
  • State limitation on homeowner property taxes; additional state aid to school districts; definitions
  • 15-973
  • Apportionment of funds; expenditure limitation
  • 15-974
  • Equalization assistance for education for accommodation schools
  • 15-975
  • Method of determining funds payable to a joint common school district
  • 15-976
  • Assistance for school districts for children whose parents are employed by certain state institutions; expenditure limitation
  • 15-977
  • Classroom site fund; definitions
  • 15-978
  • Classroom site fund budget limit; school district
  • 15-979
  • Instructional improvement fund
  • 15-980
  • Uncollected property tax; property tax loss; supplemental state aid
Article 6County Finance Responsibilities for School Districts
  • 15-991
  • Annual estimate by county school superintendent of monies for ensuing year; review and approval by property tax oversight commission
  • 15-991.01
  • Tax levy for property not located in a school district
  • 15-992
  • School district tax levy; additional tax in districts ineligible for equalization assistance; definition
  • 15-993
  • Tax levy for high schools
  • 15-994
  • State equalization assistance property tax levy
  • 15-995
  • Special district assessment for adjacent ways by school district
  • 15-996
  • Duties of county treasurer relating to school district's monies
  • 15-997
  • Authority of county officers as to funds, taxes and boundaries of joint common school district
  • 15-998
  • Liability of treasurer for failure to keep separate account or give notice; enforcement
  • 15-999
  • Preference of payment of warrants; use of balance of school fund remaining at close of fiscal year
  • 15-1001
  • Special county school reserve fund
  • 15-1002
  • Administration of county school reserve fund; uses
Article 7Bond Issues and Bonded Indebtedness
  • 15-1021
  • Limitation on bonded indebtedness; limitation on authorization and issuance of bonds; definitions
  • 15-1022
  • Tax levy for bonds; administration and disposition of tax; cancellation of paid bonds; security
  • 15-1023.01
  • Municipal property corporation financing prohibited; definition
  • 15-1024
  • Interest on bonds; sale; disposition of proceeds; definition
  • 15-1025
  • Investment and reinvestment of debt service fund
  • 15-1027
  • Administration of school district debt service funds by county treasurer
  • 15-1028
  • Disposition of surplus tax monies
  • 15-1029
  • Rights of bondholder; additional state tax
  • 15-1030
  • Cancellation of unsold bonds; notice; hearing
  • 15-1031
  • Power to use outstanding bond authorizations of common school districts or high school districts
  • 15-1032
  • Capital facilities; bonded indebtedness liability for unified school districts
  • 15-1033
  • Certification of school district bonds by attorney general
Article 8Student Accountability Information System
  • 15-1041
  • Student accountability information system
  • 15-1042
  • Timeline; student level data; definition
  • 15-1043
  • Student level data; confidentiality
  • 15-1045
  • Education database; pupil privacy
  • 15-1046
  • Student data privacy; definitions
Chapter 10
SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS AND RELATED OPERATIONS
Article 1Revolving Funds; School Plant, Insurance Proceeds, Unemployment Compensation, Civic Center School and Permanent Teacherage Funds
  • 15-1101
  • Revolving funds; purpose and manner of procuring
  • 15-1102
  • Disposition of proceeds from sale or lease of school property; school plant monies; payment of bonded indebtedness; definition
  • 15-1103
  • Insurance proceeds fund; disposition of proceeds
  • 15-1104
  • Unemployment compensation fund
  • 15-1105
  • Lease of school property; immunity; civic center school fund; reversion to school plant fund; definitions
  • 15-1106
  • Permanent teacherage fund; uses; definition
  • 15-1107
  • Litigation recovery fund; disposition of proceeds
Article 2Student Activities and Auxiliary Operations Funds
  • 15-1121
  • Student activities monies defined
  • 15-1122
  • Student activities treasurer; assistant student activities treasurer; administration of student activities monies
  • 15-1123
  • Record of revenues and expenditures
  • 15-1124
  • Student activities revolving fund for expenses
  • 15-1125
  • Auxiliary operations fund defined
  • 15-1126
  • Accounting; deposit; disposition of monies
Article 3Community School Program Fund
  • 15-1142
  • Powers of the governing board
  • 15-1143
  • Community school program fund
Article 4School Lunch Program Fund
  • 15-1151
  • Definition of school meal programs
  • 15-1152
  • School meal programs; nonschool meal programs; powers of state board of education
  • 15-1153
  • Federal funds; acceptance; disbursement
  • 15-1154
  • Operation of school meal programs by governing boards; school meal program fund; revolving fund
  • 15-1155
  • Records, reports, regulations, audits and inspections by state board of education
  • 15-1157
  • Inclusion of expenses in budget of superintendent of public instruction
  • 15-1158
  • Agreements for meals for persons sixty years of age or older
Article 5Arizona Youth Farm Loan Fund
  • 15-1171
  • Trust assets of Arizona rural rehabilitation corporation; transfer to state board of education
  • 15-1172
  • Arizona youth farm loan fund
Article 6Education Voucher Fund for Private Placement
  • 15-1182
  • Special education fund; administration
  • 15-1183
  • Placement; voucher application requirements
  • 15-1184
  • Vouchers; requirements; budgets; prohibited uses
  • 15-1185
  • School district responsibility; integration into a school
Article 7Special Education Voucher Fund for State Institutional Placement
  • 15-1202
  • Special education fund account; administration; expenditure limitation
  • 15-1204
  • Voucher; application; approval; requirements; budgets; prohibited uses; advances
  • 15-1205
  • Voucher; evaluation; placement; definition
Article 8Governing Board Bank Accounts
  • 15-1221
  • Bank account; federal savings bonds; withholdings; vendor electronic payments; payroll direct deposit
  • 15-1222
  • Bank account; employee income tax; withholdings
  • 15-1223
  • Bank accounts; employee insurance; interest; accounting procedures
  • 15-1224
  • Grants to teachers for instruction
  • 15-1225
  • Postemployment benefits; trust accounts; actuarial report
Article 9Career and Technical Education and Vocational Education Projects Fund
  • 15-1231
  • Career and technical education and vocational education projects fund
Article 10Academic Contests Fund
  • 15-1241
  • Academic contests fund; state board of education powers and duties; distribution of monies
Article 11State Block Grant for Early Childhood Education Program
  • 15-1251
  • State block grant for early childhood education; evaluation
Article 12E-rate
Chapter 11
ARIZONA STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-1302
  • Arizona state schools for the deaf and the blind; provision of services
  • 15-1303
  • School for the deaf and the blind as public corporation; tax exemption
  • 15-1304
  • Land reserved for use and benefit of school; schools for the deaf and the blind fund
  • 15-1305
  • Arizona state schools for the deaf and the blind; classroom site fund
Article 2Administration and Employment of Personnel
  • 15-1321
  • Board of directors; members; appointment; term; compensation
  • 15-1322
  • Board organization; meetings; quorum
  • 15-1323
  • Board of directors; fund; powers and duties
  • 15-1324
  • Reports of board of directors
  • 15-1325
  • Superintendent and other personnel; appointment; compensation; term of employment; qualifications; nonretention notice
  • 15-1326
  • Employment and discharge of personnel; probationary status; report; hearing; policies
  • 15-1327
  • Limitations on reduction of salaries or personnel; notice; reappointment
  • 15-1329
  • Employee salaries and classification
  • 15-1330
  • Personnel; fingerprinting; affidavit; immunity
Article 3Instruction and Students
  • 15-1343
  • Persons entitled to education
  • 15-1344
  • Authority for enrollment of children under three years of age; definition
  • 15-1345
  • Overage and nonresident students; deposit
  • 15-1346
  • Payment for personal expenses
Chapter 11.1
STATE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM FOR COMMITTED YOUTH FUNDING
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-1371
  • Equalization assistance for state educational system for committed youth; state education fund for committed youth
  • 15-1372
  • Equalization assistance for state educational system for persons in the state department of corrections; fund
  • 15-1373
  • State education system for committed youth; classroom site fund
Chapter 12
COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Article 1General Provisions for and Establishment of Community College Districts
  • 15-1402
  • Community college districts; requirements; exception
  • 15-1402.01
  • Alternative organization for community college districts
  • 15-1403
  • Procedure to form a district; exception
  • 15-1404
  • Election to determine formation of district; notice; canvass
  • 15-1405
  • Presentation of plan to legislature by county board of supervisors
  • 15-1406
  • District board members and employees; compensation; payment of expenses for employment candidates
  • 15-1407
  • Formation of new district by subdivision of existing district; division of assets
  • 15-1408
  • Use of community college district resources or employees to influence elections; prohibition; civil penalty; definitions
  • 15-1409
  • Community college tuition financing districts; formation; powers and duties; issuance and sale of bonds for capital outlay
  • 15-1410
  • Credit and noncredit courses
Article 2State Board of Directors for Community Colleges
Article 3Community College District Boards
  • 15-1441
  • Selection of precincts; district board members; terms; qualifications; vacancies
  • 15-1442
  • Nominating petitions; election; returns; results; certificate of election; statement of contributions and expenditures
  • 15-1443
  • Meetings; officers; immunity
  • 15-1444
  • General powers and duties of district governing boards
  • 15-1445
  • Administrative powers and duties of district governing boards
  • 15-1447
  • Community college district collegiate special plate funds; purpose
  • 15-1448
  • Employment of legal counsel; opinions of counsel
  • 15-1449
  • Control of vehicles and nonpedestrian devices on community college property by district board; sanctions; compliance with emissions inspection; definition
  • 15-1450
  • District board members; participation in employee benefit plan
  • 15-1452
  • Evaluation of vocational and technological education programs
  • 15-1453
  • Energy and water savings accounts
Article 4Community College District Finance
  • 15-1461
  • District budget; annual estimate; computation; notice; hearing; adoption
  • 15-1461.01
  • Truth in taxation notice and hearing; roll call vote on tax increase; definition
  • 15-1462
  • Special tax levy for maintenance or capital outlay of district; proration of monies
  • 15-1463
  • State contribution for capital outlay for initial or additional campus
  • 15-1464
  • State aid per capita distribution for science, technology, engineering and mathematics and workforce programs; fund; appropriation; report
  • 15-1465
  • Election; issuance and sale of bonds for capital outlay; disposition of proceeds; proration of expenditures by counties
  • 15-1466
  • State aid; eligibility; limits
  • 15-1466.01
  • Calculation of full-time equivalent student enrollment; report
  • 15-1466.02
  • Record keeping requirements for full-time equivalent student enrollment
  • 15-1467
  • State aid appropriations; disbursement procedure; district fund
  • 15-1468
  • Equalization aid for community college districts
  • 15-1469
  • Attendance of nonresident state students; payment of cost by county of residence
  • 15-1469.01
  • Payment of community college nonresident state student cost
  • 15-1470
  • Community college courses; intergovernmental agreement
  • 15-1471
  • Expenditure limitations; overrides
  • 15-1472
  • Community college district workforce development accounts; reports
  • 15-1473
  • Uniform system of accounting for community college districts; duties of auditor general; posting; budget
Article 5Issuance of Bonds for Revenue Producing Buildings
  • 15-1487
  • Prohibitions against obligating the state of Arizona
  • 15-1488
  • Bonds obligations issued for and on behalf of institutions
  • 15-1489
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 15-1490
  • Excision of unconstitutional or ineffective parts of article
  • 15-1491
  • Supplemental nature of article; construction and purpose
Chapter 13
UNIVERSITIES AND RELATED INSTITUTIONS
Article 1Universities and Colleges
  • 15-1601
  • State universities; location; faculty powers; report
  • 15-1606
  • Correspondence and extension courses
Article 2Arizona Board of Regents
  • 15-1621
  • Members; appointment; terms; oath; immunity
  • 15-1622
  • Officers; organization; quorum
  • 15-1624
  • Meetings of board advisory committees; student records; executive session
  • 15-1625
  • General powers of board as body corporate
  • 15-1626
  • General administrative powers and duties of board; definition
  • 15-1626.01
  • Transfer of fees for student organizations; prohibition; support
  • 15-1627
  • Control of vehicles and nonpedestrian devices on university property; sanctions; compliance with emissions inspection; definition
  • 15-1628
  • Powers and procedures pertaining to optional retirement programs
  • 15-1630
  • Abortion at educational facility prohibited; exception
  • 15-1632
  • University property of expelled students; classification
  • 15-1633
  • Use of university resources or employees to influence elections; prohibition; civil penalty; definitions
  • 15-1634
  • Intergovernmental agreements; special assessments
  • 15-1635
  • University research development purposes; product development; corporations
  • 15-1635.01
  • Transfer of technology developed by universities; intellectual property policies; officer or employee interest in private entity
  • 15-1636
  • Lease of real property and improvements in research park; prohibited and permitted uses
  • 15-1637
  • Lease of property for health care institution; requirements; conditions; reports; directors, members and officers of nonprofit corporation; definition
  • 15-1638
  • Disclosure of records and other matters; exception; definition
  • 15-1639
  • University recruitment and retention program for economically disadvantaged, minority and underrepresented student populations
  • 15-1640
  • Public records exemptions; confidential information; historical records; donor records
  • 15-1641
  • University collegiate special plate funds; purpose
  • 15-1642
  • Financial aid trust fund; aid to students with verifiable financial need; endowment
  • 15-1643
  • Arizona area health education system; centers; governing boards; duties
  • 15-1644
  • Statewide commission; membership; qualifications; duties; compensation; staffing
  • 15-1645
  • Health professions field scholarships; purpose; amount; repayment; definition
  • 15-1646
  • Board of regents and university scholarships; notification requirements
  • 15-1647
  • Distribution of licensing and patent income; Arizona state university; report
  • 15-1648
  • Technology and research initiative fund; purpose
  • 15-1649
  • Fingerprinting academic and nonacademic personnel; civil immunity; definitions
  • 15-1650
  • Annual financial aid report
  • 15-1650.03
  • Arizona board of regents; resident undergraduate students; cost study; annual cost containment report
Article 3Teacher Training
  • 15-1653
  • Authority to prescribe rules governing admission and attendance
  • 15-1654
  • Qualifications for admission to teacher training program
  • 15-1655
  • Arizona teacher academy; tuition waiver; report
Article 4Financial Provisions
  • 15-1661
  • Annual appropriation; enrollment audit; expenditure; balance; salaries
  • 15-1662
  • Universities; funds and accounts
  • 15-1663
  • Expenditure of land funds; eminent scholars matching grant fund
  • 15-1665
  • Acceptance of federal and other monies
  • 15-1666
  • Federal monies; deposit and expenditure
  • 15-1667
  • Federal aid to experiment stations
  • 15-1668
  • Deposits of universities monies to be secured; exception
  • 15-1669
  • Payment of salaries; sick leave
  • 15-1670
  • Appropriations for university research infrastructure facilities; university deposits; annual report; definitions
  • 15-1671
  • University infrastructure capital financing; capital infrastructure funds; appropriations; uses; review; definitions
Article 5Issuance of Bonds
  • 15-1682.02
  • Indirect and third party financing; review; reporting
  • 15-1682.03
  • University capital improvement lease-to-own and bond fund; lease-to-own and bond capital improvement agreements
  • 15-1686
  • Effect on bonds authorized but unissued
  • 15-1690
  • Prohibitions against obligating state of Arizona
  • 15-1691
  • Bonds; obligations of board
  • 15-1692
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 15-1694
  • Excision of unconstitutional and ineffective parts of article
  • 15-1695
  • Supplemental nature of article; construction and purpose
  • 15-1696
  • Commercial paper; requirements
Article 7Medical Student Loans
  • 15-1722
  • Board of medical student loans; members; terms; officers; compensation
  • 15-1723
  • Medical student loans; amount; qualifications; requirements
  • 15-1724
  • Medical student loans; interest; obligations; penalty; authority of attorney general
Article 8Compact for Western Regional Cooperation in Higher Education
  • 15-1742
  • Authority of governor to enter compact; terms of compact
  • 15-1743
  • Authorizing agreements for education of Arizona students outside compact area; limitations
  • 15-1744
  • Processing and certification of students
  • 15-1745
  • Contract with student certified by board
  • 15-1746
  • Collections revolving fund; expenditures; employment of legal counsel; exemption from lapsing
  • 15-1747
  • Reciprocity agreement for distance education; definition
Article 9Medical Programs
  • 15-1751
  • Positions at the university of Arizona
  • 15-1753
  • Primary care disciplines; definition
  • 15-1754
  • Rural health professions program; definition
Article 10Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act
  • 15-1771
  • Notice to educational institution
  • 15-1772
  • Student athlete's right to cancel contract
  • 15-1774
  • Prohibited conduct; violation; classification
Article 11Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program
  • 15-1782
  • Arizona teacher student loan program; requirements; report
  • 15-1783
  • Arizona teacher student loans; interest; obligations; repayment; authority of attorney general
  • 15-1784
  • Arizona teacher student loan fund
Chapter 14
PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTIONS
Article 1Classification of Students for Tuition Purposes
  • 15-1802.01
  • County residency status; community college districts
  • 15-1803
  • Alien in-state student status
  • 15-1804
  • Presumptions relating to student status; definition
  • 15-1805.01
  • Admissions; enrollments; community colleges
  • 15-1806
  • Testimony concerning student status; designation of persons to administer oaths
  • 15-1807
  • Concurrent enrollment; nonresident tuition
  • 15-1808
  • Tuition waiver for child or spouse of peace officer, correctional officer, firefighter, emergency paramedic, national guard member or member of the United States armed forces killed in the line of duty; national guard members with disabilities; United States armed forces members with disabilities; definitions
  • 15-1809
  • Tuition waiver for persons formerly in foster care; pilot program; report; definition
Article 2Admission of Students
  • 15-1821
  • Special admission of students under age eighteen; enrollment information; reports
  • 15-1822
  • Report; academic performance of high school graduates
  • 15-1823
  • Identification numbers; social security numbers
  • 15-1824
  • Transfer articulation; course numbering; reports
  • 15-1825
  • Prohibited financial assistance; report
Article 3Vocational Programs
  • 15-1831
  • Information on persons who have completed vocational programs; definitions
Article 4Selective Service Registration and Student Loan Repayment
  • 15-1841
  • Selective service registration; applicability
Article 5Commission for Postsecondary Education
  • 15-1851
  • Commission for postsecondary education; purpose; report; members; terms; powers and duties; compensation; quorum; immunity; definition
  • 15-1852
  • Additional powers and duties
  • 15-1853
  • Funding; federal monies; postsecondary education fund
  • 15-1854
  • Private postsecondary education student financial assistance program; fund; definition
  • 15-1855
  • Private postsecondary education grant program; fund; program termination
  • 15-1856
  • Leveraging educational assistance program; criteria
Article 6Students' Rights
  • 15-1862
  • Rights of students at universities and community colleges
  • 15-1863
  • Student organizations; recognition; rights
  • 15-1864
  • Students' right to speak in a public forum; court actions
Article 7College Savings Plan
  • 15-1872
  • Family college savings program oversight committee; membership; powers and duties
  • 15-1873
  • Commission for postsecondary education; powers and duties; family college savings program trust fund
  • 15-1874
  • Use of contractor as account depository and manager
  • 15-1876
  • Higher education expenses; exemption from taxation
  • 15-1877
  • Scholarships and financial aid provisions
Article 8Fingerprinting of Students
  • 15-1881
  • Postsecondary health sciences programs; definitions
Article 9College Course Materials Information
  • 15-1891
  • College course materials; information; definitions
Article 10Voting Information for Postsecondary Students
  • 15-1895
  • Voting information; postsecondary students
Article 11Faculty Employment Decisions
  • 15-1896
  • Faculty employment decisions; religious and political beliefs; definitions
Article 12Private Postsecondary Institution Peace Officers
  • 15-1897
  • Private postsecondary institutions; appointment of peace officers; powers; qualifications; liability
Article 13College Credit for Military Service
  • 15-1898
  • Awarding of academic and vocational credits; policies; current and former military members; definitions
Chapter 15
INTERSTATE COMPACTS
Article 1Compact for Education
  • 15-1901
  • Authority of governor to enter compact; terms of compact for education; termination of state's participation
Article 2Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
  • 15-1911
  • Authority to enter compact; terms of interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children
Chapter 16
SCHOOL CAPITAL FINANCE
Article 1School Facilities Board
  • 15-2001
  • School facilities board; conflict of interest
  • 15-2002
  • Powers and duties; executive director; staffing; report
  • 15-2004
  • School facilities board lease-to-own; fund; expiration
  • 15-2005
  • Local lease-to-own by school districts; expiration
  • 15-2006
  • Lease-to-own amount; expiration
Article 2Building Adequacy Standards
  • 15-2011
  • Minimum school facility adequacy requirements; definition
Article 3Deficiencies Correction
  • 15-2022
  • Emergency deficiencies correction fund; definition
Article 4Building Renewal
  • 15-2032
  • School facilities board building renewal grant fund; definitions
Article 5New School Facilities
  • 15-2041
  • New school facilities fund; capital plan; report
Article 6State School Facilities Revenue Bonds
  • 15-2051
  • Authorization of state school facilities revenue bonds
  • 15-2052
  • Issuance and sale of revenue bonds
  • 15-2053
  • School facilities revenue bond proceeds fund; use for new school facilities
  • 15-2054
  • School facilities revenue bond debt service fund
  • 15-2055
  • Securing principal and interest
  • 15-2057
  • Bond purchase; cancellation
  • 15-2060
  • Investment of monies in school facilities revenue bond proceeds fund
  • 15-2061
  • Investment of monies in the school facilities revenue bond debt service fund
  • 15-2062
  • Authorized investments of fund monies
  • 15-2064
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiable; exemption from taxation; obligation; legal investments
  • 15-2065
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 15-2066
  • Validity of bonds; certification by attorney general
Article 7State School Improvement Revenue Bonds
  • 15-2081
  • Authorization of state school improvement revenue bonds; expiration
  • 15-2082
  • Issuance and sale of school improvement revenue bonds
  • 15-2083
  • School improvement revenue bond proceeds fund; use for school improvements
  • 15-2084
  • School improvement revenue bond debt service fund
  • 15-2085
  • Securing principal and interest
  • 15-2087
  • Bond purchase; cancellation
  • 15-2089
  • Investment of monies in school improvement revenue bond proceeds fund
  • 15-2090
  • Investment of monies in the school improvement revenue bond debt service fund
  • 15-2091
  • Authorized investments of fund monies
  • 15-2093
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiable; exemption from taxation; obligation; legal investments
  • 15-2094
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 15-2095
  • Validity of bonds; certification by attorney general
Article 8Impact Aid Revenue Bonds
  • 15-2102
  • Authorization of school district impact aid revenue bonds
  • 15-2103
  • Issuance and sale of impact aid revenue bonds
  • 15-2104
  • Impact aid revenue bond building and debt service funds
  • 15-2105
  • Securing principal and interest
  • 15-2106
  • Cancellation of unsold impact aid revenue bonds
  • 15-2107
  • Payment of impact aid revenue bonds; use of surplus monies
  • 15-2108
  • Investment of monies in impact aid revenue bond building fund
  • 15-2109
  • Investment of monies in impact aid revenue bond debt service fund
  • 15-2110
  • Authorized investments of fund monies
  • 15-2113
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiable; exemption from taxation; obligation; legal investments
  • 15-2114
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 15-2115
  • Validity of bonds; certification by attorney general
Article 9Indoor Air Quality in Schools
  • 15-2132
  • Indoor air quality requirements
Article 10Achievement District Schools
  • 15-2141
  • Achievement district school application
Article 11Arizona Public School Credit Enhancement Program
  • 15-2152
  • Credit enhancement eligibility board; members
  • 15-2153
  • Powers and duties of the board
  • 15-2154
  • Arizona public school credit enhancement fund; purposes; exemption
  • 15-2155
  • Arizona public school credit enhancement program; eligibility; approval of financing; participation fee
  • 15-2156
  • Payment of program guarantees; notification requirements; repayment
  • 15-2157
  • Program funding obligations; immunity
Chapter 18
HAZING PREVENTION POLICIES
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-2301
  • Hazing prevention policies; definitions
Chapter 19
ARIZONA EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 15-2402
  • Arizona empowerment scholarship accounts; funds
  • 15-2403
  • Empowerment scholarship accounts; administration; audit; rules
  • 15-2403; Version 2
  • Empowerment scholarship accounts; administration; audits; policy handbook; posting
  • 15-2404
  • State control over nonpublic schools; prohibition; application