2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Clarification - Summer School Remediation Funding (language only)

Item 143 #6h

Item 143 #6h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 150, line 53, after "session", strike ".  Students", and insert:
"or during an intercession in the case of year-round schools.  These funds may be used in conjunction with other sources of state funding for remediation or intervention.  School divisions shall have maximum flexibility with respect to the use of these funds and the types of remediation programs offered; however, in exercising this flexibility, students”
Page 150, line 55, after "program.", insert:
“Beginning with fiscal year 2001, the Department of Education is directed to collect data from school divisions in a manner which ensures that no school division receive a state payment for students who were charged tuition to attend these programs or who earned a high school credit for attending these programs.  School divisions receiving these payments must certify that no tuition was charged and that no high school credit was given to students attending these programs.”

(This amendment clarifies state policy regarding funding for remedial summer school programs.)