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§ 9.9-107. Services supplied by community schools; funding

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: March 14, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 9.9. Community Schools (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 14, 2021
MD Code, Education, § 9.9-107
§ 9.9-107. Services supplied by community schools; funding
(a) This section does not apply to a community school that receives funding under § 5-223 of this article.
Public school funding
(b) A local school system shall make public school funding available to a community school.
Eligible interventions
(c) Eligible interventions for which a community school may receive funding include academic services, parental involvement programs, physical and behavioral health services, and community involvement programs.
Academic services
(d)(1) Academic services include:
(i) Academic support and enrichment activities;
(ii) Counseling;
(iii) Job training, internship opportunities, higher education advising, and career, apprenticeship, and employment opportunities;
(iv) Programs that provide assistance to students who are chronically absent, tardy, suspended, or expelled;
(v) Specialized instructional support services; and
(vi) Early childhood education, including Head Start or Early Head Start.
(2) Parental involvement programs include:
(i) Programs that promote and encourage parental involvement and family literacy;
(ii) Parent leadership development and advocacy activities; and
(iii) Parenting education activities.
(3) Physical and mental health services include:
(i) Mentoring and other youth development services, including after school and summer learning opportunities and services;
(ii) Juvenile justice system involvement prevention, reentry, rehabilitation, and restorative practices;
(iii) Home visitation services;
(iv) Developmentally appropriate physical education;
(v) Nutrition services;
(vi) Primary health and dental care; and
(vii) Mental health and counseling services.
(4) Community involvement programs include:
(i) Service and service-learning opportunities;
(ii) Adult education, including English as a second language classes;
(iii) Homelessness prevention and permanent housing services; and
(iv) Other services designed to meet the needs of the community school and the community as identified by the community school leadership team and in accordance with the plan developed under § 9.9-104(b) of this title.
Assistance and support of community partners
(e) A community school or the community school coordinator may solicit the assistance and support of community partners when fulfilling the requirements of this section.


Added by Acts 2019, c. 529, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019. Amended by Acts 2021, c. 36, § 3, eff. March 14, 2021.
MD Code, Education, § 9.9-107, MD EDUC § 9.9-107
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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