2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
Increase Ratio of Middle and High School Guidance Counselors

Item 142 #2s

Item 142 #2s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $2,364,329 FY2002 $2,567,612 GF

Page 104, line 5, strike "$293,613,584" and insert "$295,977,913".
Page 104, line 5, strike "$303,415,428" and insert "$305,983,040".

(This amendment provides the state share of the fringe benefits portion of the cost of increasing the ratio of school guidance counselors in middle and high schools to 1 per 250 students. The Standards of Accreditation currently provide for, and the state funds, a ratio of 1 guidance counselor per 400 students in middle schools and 1 per 350 students in high schools. A companion amendment is included in Item 143.)