2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
Increase Ratio of Middle & High School Guidance Counselors (SOQ Portion)

Item 143 #9s

Item 143 #9s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $16,275,145 FY2002 $16,307,033 GF

Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,523,429,019" and insert "$2,539,704,164".
Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,539,458,046" and insert "$2,555,765,079".

(This amendment provides the state share of the Direct Aid 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 142.)