1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Remove Original Teachers As Introduced

Item 138 #39h

Item 138 #39h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1999 $0 FY2000 ($22,925,028) GF

Page 93, line 14, strike "$2,411,157,990" and insert "$2,388,232,962".

(This amendment would remove funding for the 1,000 new teachers originally proposed in the introduced budget. Companion amendments in this item would add state funding for a total of 2,084 new teachers this biennium above those teachers required due to enrollment growth. The 2,084 teachers would be used to reduce class sizes in kindergarten through third grade in both years, provide reading teachers in every elementary school in the second year, and employ technology teachers in every school division in both years.)