2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Colgan
Increase ESL Staffing

Item 135 #14s

Item 135 #14s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2007 $0 FY2008 $32,024,974 GF

Page 131, line 19, strike "$6,004,522,879" and insert "$6,036,547,853".
Page 132, line 31, "$36,299,846" and insert "68,324,820".

(This amendment provides funding based on 30 teachers per 1,000 English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The current Standards of Quality standard is 17 teachers per 1,000 ESL students. In addition, this amendment provides funding based on 2 additional positions, such as parent liaisons, translators, central screening personnel, etc., per 1,000 ESL students.)