2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Family Literacy Grant Program

Item 145 #2s

Item 145 #2s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $500,000 GF

Page 166, line 1, strike "$7,705,000" and insert "$8,205,000".
Page 166, after line 37, insert:
"D.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services, the Board of Education shall provide $500,000 the second year through a competitive grant process to fund family literacy programs.  The grant program shall emphasize partnerships between adult education and early childhood to provide quality family literacy services for participants.  A minimum of 5 percent of the funds received shall be used for family literacy training and professional development.  The maximum amount of any individual award shall be $30,000.  A 20 percent cash match shall be required of any project receiving funding."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)