2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Joannou
ForKids, Inc.

Item 481 #247h

Item 481 #247h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $0 FY2008 $50,000 GF

Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,560,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert:
"ForKids, Inc.    $0     $50,000".

(This amendment provides $50,000 the second year from the general fund to ForKids, Inc. to establish a model early childhood pilot project in Norfolk for children ages 0-5. ForKids, a human services agency with a proven track record of success will open an extended-hour daycare center based on a best-practice from North Carolina (Abecedarian Project). The Project has demonstrated remarkable long-term results in grade achievement, improved test score, increased high school and college graduation rates, lowered teen birth rates, and improved employment rates for poor adults.)