For the school year one thousand nine hundred ninety-one--ninety-two only, there shall be a one-time additional appropriation of one million dollars to be distributed to those very few district boards on a needs basis: Provided, That if funds available under this section are used for personnel, such funds may not be used to increase the total number of professional noninstructional personnel in the central office beyond four. The factors used to determine eligibility for funds shall be staffing ratio to students, administrative ratio to staff supervised, funding stability, and sparsity of student population.
The state superintendent shall require the district board to demonstrate: (1) The need for the allocation, (2) efficiency and fiscal responsibility in staffing, and (3) sharing of services with adjoining counties and the regional educational service agency for that county in the use of the total local district board budget. District boards shall make application for available funds by the first day of May, one thousand nine hundred ninety-one. On or before the first day of June, the state superintendent shall review all applications and notify applying district boards of the distribution of the allocation. Such funds shall be distributed during the fiscal year as appropriate.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session