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Article - Education




§5–403.

    (a)    A local school system shall be subject to a performance evaluation conducted by the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in accordance with § 2–1234 of the State Government Article, including:

        (1)    An evaluation of whether or not the school system is complying with federal and State laws and regulations;

        (2)    An analysis of grading standards, graduation requirements, assessments, procurement, and equitable use of resources among the schools within the system evaluated; and

        (3)    An evaluation of instances of fraud, waste, and abuse.

    (b)    A performance evaluation conducted under subsection (a) of this section may be performed concurrently with or separately from an audit conducted by the Office of Legislative Audits in accordance with § 2–1220 of the State Government Article.