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B.C. Reg. 53/2012
Deposited March 28, 2012
effective April 14, 2012
This consolidation is current to May 21, 2024.
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School Act

Learning Improvement Fund Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 121/2017, March 28, 2017]


1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the School Act;

"estimated grant" means the amount of the grant

(a) that the minister estimates will be provided to a board, and

(b) that the board has been notified of, under section 115.2 (3) of the Act, by the minister.

[am. B.C. Reg. 103/2012, s. 2 (a).]

Spending plan

2   A board requesting, in a fiscal year, a grant under section 115.2 of the Act must submit to the minister, by the time and in the manner specified by the minister, a spending plan that allocates the estimated grant with respect to one or more of the following:

(a) the provision of additional teacher assistants and other para-professionals;

(b) additional services to students;

(c) a reserve fund, not exceeding 30% of the estimated grant, that may be used for any of the purposes described in paragraph (a) or (b), as the board considers appropriate.

[en. B.C. Reg. 121/2017, Sch. 2, s. 1 (a).]

Use of grant

3   A board that receives a grant under section 115.2 of the Act must use the grant in accordance with the spending plan submitted to the minister under section 2 of this regulation.

[am. B.C. Regs. 103/2012, s. 2 (b); 121/2017, Sch. 2, s. 1 (b).]

Reduction prohibited

4   A board that receives a grant under section 115.2 of the Act must not reduce the expenditures it would have made to address learning improvement issues if the board did not receive the grant.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: School Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 412, section 168.01]