2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Clarify Textbook Language (language only)

Item 132 #4c

Item 132 #4c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 85, line 45, strike " technology" and insert;
"electronic media resources".
Page 85, line 45, after "curriculum"  insert:
"and classroom instruction".
Page 85, line 46, strike "this technology" and insert:
"the electronic textbooks and electronic curriculum materials".

(This amendment clarifies new language contained in House Bill 30 concerning the use of textbook funding. This revision provides further instruction to school divisions on the purchase of computers using the flexibility provided with textbook funding. The language clarifies that, while large quantities of computers are discouraged, the purchase of computers for classroom use is allowable.)