2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Targeted Year-Round Schools

Item 138 #2s

Item 138 #2s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2013 $0 FY2014 $1,000,000 GF

Page 110, line 4, strike "$9,693,177" and insert "$10,693,177".
Page 112, line 30, strike "the first year" and insert "each year".
Page 112, after line 45, insert:
"U.  Out of this appropriation, $825,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for planning grants of no more than $100,000 each for local school divisions pursuing the creation of new year-round school programs for divisions or individual schools in support of the findings from the 2012 JLARC review.  School divisions must submit applications to the Department of Education by August 1, 2013.  Applications shall include evidence of commitment to pursue implementation in the 2014-15 school year.  If balances exist, existing extended school year programs may be eligible to apply for remaining funds."

(This amendment provides 1) second year funding of $175,000 for a College Readiness Center pilot for an extended school calendar middle school program; 2) $825,000 for planning grants for local school divisions interested in creating new year-round school programs for division-wide or for individual schools, in support of the recommendations of the 2012 JLARC Review of Year-Round Schools; and 3) allows existing schools with extended school years to apply for any balances.)