Requirements for the Loan of Instructional
Computer Hardware to Nonpublic School Students for the 2007-08 School
Year and thereafter pursuant to Education Law Section 754
Requirements for the Loan of Instructional Computer Hardware to
Non Public school Students
|What nonpublic school students are eligible for loans of
instructional computer hardware?
||School districts shall loan instructional computer hardware,
upon request by an individual or a group of individual pupils,
to all pupils legally attending nonpublic elementary or secondary
schools located in the school district.
|When must requests by the parent or guardian of a child be submitted
to the public school district?
||Hardware eligible for Instructional Computer Hardware & Technology
Equipment Aid can be loaned to nonpublic school students. Eligible hardware
expenses are defined in NYSEL 753 and sections 175.25 and 21.3 of 8NYCRR
(See 0607 to 0708 comparison document). Loaned hardware must be used for
|How much hardware is the school district required to loan to nonpublic
||No public school district shall be required to loan instructional
computer hardware to nonpublic school students in excess of the instructional
computer hardware acquired pursuant to section 753. Pursuant to section 753,
the maximum per student allocation is $24.20 multiplied by the public school
district's building aid ratio. Instructional computer hardware shall be loaned
to nonpublic school students on an equitable basis; however, instructional
computer hardware purchased with any local, federal or state funds, other
than Instructional Computer Hardware Aid funds, is not required to be loaned
to nonpublic school students.
|What are the responsibilities of the public school district?
||The school district shall:
- Adopt policies specifying the date by which requests
for the purchase and loan of instructional computer
hardware must be received by the district;
- Provide notice to all nonpublic schools in the school
district of the date by which requests are required.
Such date shall not be earlier than the first day of
June of the school year prior that for which such instructional
computer hardware is being requested.
- Include in its technology plan, developed pursuant
to 8NYCRR 100.12, an assurance of the superintendent
that the district has provided for the loan of hardware
to nonpublic students.
|When must requests by the parent or guardian of a child
be submitted to the public school district?
||For nonpublic school students attending a nonpublic school
prior to June first, the requests must be received by the
date established by the public school district. For a child
not attending a nonpublic school prior to June first, the
parent or guardian may submit a written request for instructional
computer hardware within thirty days after such child is
enrolled in such nonpublic school. In no event shall a
request made later than the times otherwise provided by
section 754 be denied where a reasonable explanation is
given for the delay in making the request.
March 23, 2009