1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Project ECOLE

Item 136 #14s

Item 136 #14s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1999 $50,000 FY2000 $0 GF

Page 85, line 49, strike "$306,326,996" and insert "$306,376,996".
Page 89, after line 14, insert
"10. The amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education include $50,000 the first year from the general fund for Project ECOLE (Electronic Community of Learning and Education).  The funds shall be used to develop the curriculum and learning system for replication to other schools in the Commonwealth.  The Department of Education shall conduct an evaluation of Project ECOLE by November 1, 1998.  The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall report on the effectiveness and replicability of Project ECOLE.  Such report shall be made to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees
by December 1, 1998."

(This amendment provides funds for Project ECOLE, the Electronic Community of Learning and Education.)