2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Co-Patron(s): BaCote
Secretary of Education (language only)

Item 131 #1h

Item 131 #1h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Secretary of

Page 107, after line 44, insert:
"C.  The Secretary of Education or the Director of SCHEV shall partner with Project Discovery to pursue federal grant funding pursuant to the College Access Challenge Grant Program.  This federal grant program, established pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended and enacted into law in September 2007, provides two-for-one federal to state funding for applicants that assist and prepare students for post-secondary education, assist students with outreach and financial aid guidance, exams, and other related preparation."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)