SEC. 37-23-177. general powers and duties of board of education.
The board shall have the following powers, duties and responsibilities:
(a) To promulgate and enforce rules, regulations and guidelines to implement the provisions of Sections 37-23-171 through 37-23-181;
(b) To provide technical assistance to local school district personnel in the development, implementation, evaluation and modification of gifted education programs for gifted children;
(c) To review and approve or deny all local school district gifted education programs, or changes therein, submitted pursuant to Sections 37-23-171 through 37-23-181;
(d) To accept and distribute federal funds or funds made available from other sources;
(e) To develop certification requirements for all teaching or nonteaching personnel employed in gifted education programs;
(f) To develop staff development programs for personnel employed in gifted education programs;
(g) To collect such data from all local school districts as may be required to implement Sections 37-23-171 through 37-23-181;
(h) To disseminate information on quality gifted education programs; and
(i) To withhold funds from any school district which refuses or fails to comply with the provisions of Sections 37-23-171 through 37-23-181.
SOURCES: Laws, 1989, ch. 447, Sec. 4, eff from and after July 1, 1989.