2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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SOL Algebra Readiness (language only)

Item 143 #32c

Item 143 #32c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 105, line 51, strike "$23,300,603" and insert "$14,168,196".
Page 106, after line 1, insert:
Standards of Learning Algebra Readiness (17525)...  $0           $9,132,407".
Page 106, line 2, strike "(17525)" and insert "(17526)".
Page 106, line 3, strike "(17526)" and insert "(17527)".
Page 128, line 53, strike "Math Intervention" and insert:
"Standards of Learning Algebra Readiness".
Page 129, line 5, after "grades", strike rest of line and insert:
"6, 7, 8 and 9 who are at-risk of failing the Algebra 1 end-of-course test, as demonstrated by".
Page 129, line 6, strike "deficiencies based on".
Page 129, line 14, after "divisions.", insert:
"School divisions shall report the results of the diagnostic tests to the Department of Education on an annual basis at a time to be determined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction."

(This amendment renames the Math Intervention Program in the introduced budget to Standards of Learning Algebra Readiness. It focuses the initiative on students at-risk of failing the Algebra 1 end-of-course test, and broadens the program to serve students at grade levels 6, 7, 8 and 9.)