2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Darner
Expand At-Risk Four-Year-Old Preschool Program to 80% of Unserved

Item 143 #5h

Item 143 #5h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $7,448,323 FY2002 $7,426,889 GF

Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,523,429,019" and insert "$2,530,877,342".
Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,539,458,046" and insert "$2,546,884,935".
Page 123, line 29, after "Programs." insert ", provided, however, that the guidelines shall allow a student-to-teacher ratio of 10:1".
Page 123, line 32, strike "sixty" and insert "eighty".

(This amendment expands the At-Risk Four-Year-Old Preschool program to serve 80 percent of the children not served in a federal program and allows the student to teacher ratio in the programs to increase from the current guideline requirement of 8:1 to 10:1.)