There are 1,500 superintendents who have been approved across the state. The Superintendents shall inform the Commissioner of any transfer authorized under this subsection. If one of the Superintendents decides not to authorize the transfer, the Superintendent shall provide the parent of the student requesting the transfer in accordance with this subsection with a written description of the basis for the Superintendent`s decision. [2013, c. 456, §1 (DSA). RSU 13 – consisting of Rockland, Thomaston, St. George, Owls Head, South Thomaston and Cushing – has 15 superintendents. Nine are people moving to the district and six are moving. Some superintendents say that simple transfers could destroy local control and result in considerable costs to school systems. The spokesman for the National Ministry of Education denies these claims and said the case boils down to acting in the best interests of students. Someone at the school should try to contact a parent of the student to let them know that this request has been made. The Superintendent may also call the school the student attended to learn more about the student and their situation. SAUs often use a form to gather information about transmission requirements and make decisions.
The division has established standard forms that can be accepted as part of the Superintendent transfer process (optional): A. Two superintendents can authorize the transfer of a student from one school management unit to another if: for 2012-2013, 68 appeals have already been filed, Connerty-Marin said. Bowen rejected the local superintendents 50 times and granted the transfers. Only three appeals were dismissed, while 15 others are still under review. The Superintendent has 10 days from receipt of the letter to make his decision. Paul Stearns, president of the Maine School Superintendents Association and superintendent of SAD 4 — consisting of Abbott, Cambridge, Parkman, Sangerville and Wellington — reiterated the concerns expressed by Collins. Our Community Originally published in Iceland Ad-Vantages, October 26, 2017 and The Weekly Packet, October 26, 2017 Teaching, superintendents facilitate school choice Local students change districts To move to another School District in Maine, superintendents of both public school districts must give their consent. They must decide that when superintendents look at these sometimes difficult decisions, they must remember two important considerations: the superintendent must say yes or no.
If the Superintendent says no, he must give a written refusal to the person who requested a written refusal. ■Transfer decisions should be based exclusively on the interest of the student (funding and other considerations do not matter)» How can funding considerations be ignored, especially for high-cost students with disabilities? Does the DOE have a mechanism in place to ensure that an agreement cancelled by the commissioner does not cost recipient district funds that were not budgeted before? The request for a superintendent`s transfer is never certain. Parents make a request, and superintendents grant or refuse it, usually on the basis of pedagogical reasons. Both the superintendent of the school administration unit where the student resides and the superintendent of the school management unit where the student wishes to attend the school must agree to the transfer. . . .