1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Study of At-Risk Programs (language only)

Item 129 #15h

Item 129 #15h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of

Page 83, after line 55, insert:
"L.  The Department of Education shall conduct a statewide review and evaluation of the effectiveness of the following state-funded programs established to address the academic deficiencies of those students at-risk of educational failure:  SOQ Remediation; Preschool Programs for At-Risk Four-Year-Olds; Remedial Summer School; SOL Assessment Remediation; Drop-Out Prevention Programs; Regional Alternative Education; At-Risk Add-On; Project Yes; Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID); and Reading Recovery.  The Department shall provide by December 1, 1998, an interim report addressing the evaluation methodology and, by December 1 of each year thereafter, a report on the results of the assessment, including any recommendations, to the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations, House Education, Senate Finance and Senate Education and Health Committees, as well as the Chairman of the Standing Joint Subcommittee on School Dropout Prevention and the Chairman of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Remediation."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)