Section 1013.72, Florida Statutes 2009
1013.72 SIT Program award eligibility; maximum cost per student station of educational facilities; frugality incentives; recognition awards.--
(1) It is the intent of the Legislature that district school boards that seek awards of SIT Program funds use due diligence and sound business practices in the design, construction, and use of educational facilities.
(2) A school district may seek an award from the SIT Program, pursuant to this section and s. 1013.42, based on the district's new construction of educational facilities if the cost per student station is less than:
(a) $11,600 for an elementary school,
(b) $13,300 for a middle school, or
(c) $17,600 for a high school,
(1997) as adjusted annually by the Consumer Price Index. The award shall be up to 50 percent of such savings, as recommended by the Office of Educational Facilities and SMART Schools Clearinghouse.
(3) A school district may seek a SMART school of the year recognition award for building the highest quality functional, frugal school. The commissioner may present a trophy or plaque and a cash award to the school recommended by the Office of Educational Facilities and SMART Schools Clearinghouse for a SMART school of the year recognition award.
History.--s. 869, ch. 2002-387.