2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Attracting Top Students to the Teaching Profession

Item 135 #2s

Item 135 #2s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $292,000 FY2016 $292,000 GF

Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,395,349".
Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,395,349".
Page 105, line 28, strike both instances of "$708,000" and insert "$1,000,000".
Page 105, after "top 10 percent of their high school class" insert "or alternative measure of achievement as selected by the institution".

(This amendment adds funds to bring the total to $1.0 million per year for scholarships to attract top students into the teaching profession. The amendment also allows alternative measures other than class rank as selected by the institution.)