13-55-24. Reduced tuition for teachers and vocational instructors.

A teacher or vocational instructor who is required to take college courses as a condition of employment, or to maintain a certificate to teach, may, upon compliance with § 13-55-27 and all of the requirements for admission, attend and pursue any undergraduate or graduate course in any institution under the control and management of the Board of Regents upon the payment of fifty percent of tuition and one hundred percent of required fees. If the teacher enrolls in a distance education course under the control and management of the Board of Regents or other course under the control and management of the Board of Regents that is not subsidized by the general fund, the teacher is entitled to a benefit of fifty percent of the tuition to be paid to the institution by the Board of Regents based on the in-state resident tuition rate. The Board of Regents shall maintain an annual record of the number of participants and the tuition dollar value of such participation.

Source: SL 1993, ch 150, § 1; SL 2016, ch 99, § 1; SL 2023, ch 60, § 1.