2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lambert
Urban Teacher Supplement

Item 147 #3s

Item 147 #3s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2003 $50,000,000 FY2004 $0 GF

Page 105, line 2, strike "$2,706,307,904" and insert "$2,756,307,904".
Page 130, after line 18, insert:
"20.  Urban Teacher Supplement
a.  This appropriation includes $50,000,000 the first year from the general fund to provide grants to school divisions to allow them to supplement teacher salaries.
b.  The grants may be used to provide additional compensation for teachers based on the percent of children receiving free or reduced price lunch benefits
c.  These grants shall be matched by the local school division, based on the composite index of local ability-to-pay.
d.  The Board of Education school develop guidelines for the administration of the program by July 1, 2002."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)