1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Remediation Programming

Item 140 #12s

Item 140 #12s

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1997 $0 FY1998 $133,000 GF

Page 103, line 11, strike "$2,132,471,897" and insert "$2,132,604,897".
Page 114, after line 24, insert:
"e.  An additional state payment of $133,000 the second year shall be disbursed by the Department of Education to provide $1,000 to each local school division to support the development of local remediation programming which will be appropriate to the Standards of Learning and the statewide testing program.  The Department shall survey local school boards for a determination of the specific requirements of local programs, components included in the remediation program, and the number of students projected to be in remediation programs.  The Department of Education shall report the results of the survey to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by December 1, 1997."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)