2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Restore Remediation Language (language only)

Item 147 #12c

Item 147 #12c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 110, after line 46, insert:
"11.  School divisions may choose to use state payments provided for Standards of Quality remediation and Standards of Learning remediation as a block grant for remediation purposes, without restrictions or reporting requirements, other than reporting necessary as a basis for determining funding for the program."
Page 118, line 3, after "session", strike the rest of line 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 attending".

(This amendment restores language providing for flexibility in use of several remedial funding streams. This language was omitted from the introduced budget.)