2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Gifted Education Pilots

Item 143 #42h

Item 143 #42h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $50,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,523,429,019" and insert "$2,523,479,019".
Page 114, after line 5, insert:
"c. Out of the amounts for Education of the Gifted payments, $50,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided for two pilot programs for the gifted.  The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall determine the location for the two pilot programs, in consultation with the local school division superintendents.  The pilots shall provide a model for school divisions, facilitate the identification of gifted students, enhance and improve existing gifted education programs, and increase the representation of gifted minority and low-income students in such programs."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)