THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.1291 Michigan information network.
(1) Not later than June 30, 1995, the department of management and budget shall prepare a state plan for creation of a Michigan information network linking each local and intermediate school district, public school academy, community college, independent nonprofit college or university located in this state, and state public university and each state, local, or regional library on an equal basis by fiber optic or coaxial cable or other comparable system allowing a world-class statewide interactive video and data access and exchange system.
(2) All educational entities in this state are encouraged to participate in the Michigan information network created in subsection (1) and in similar networks or systems and are encouraged to use computer, telecommunications, and other interactive technology to develop and use distance learning for educational purposes.
History: Add. 1993, Act 335, Imd. Eff. Dec. 31, 1993
Am. 1994, Act 416, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995
Compiler's Notes: Section 1291, as added by Act 335 of 1993, was compiled as MCL 380.1291 to distinguish it from another section 1291, deriving from Act 320 of 1993 and pertaining to local school security task force.For transfer of statutory authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of certain units, teams, divisions, and offices within the department of management and budget to the department of information technology by type III transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2001-1, compiled at MCL 18.41 of the Michigan compiled laws.
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